1950s US Army M-51 Hooded Fishtail Parka + Liner Size Small (Fits S/M)
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Rare and sort after military parka
Saw widespread use in the Korean war in the early 1950's
Very popular with the fashionable subculture Mods in the 1960's and 1970's
Made of poplin cotton. Liner made out of mohair freeze and nylon
Original Conmar Zipper with pull
Original snap buttons
Elastic adjusters on cuffs
Snap buttons on 'fishtail'
Drawstring at hem, waist and hood
Two handwarmer pockets with woolen lining
Cool original repairs on back, one on sleeve and pockets (Field repairs perhaps)
M-51 Mohair freeze liner included, also size S
Condition: (VG-) Really nice overall fade to it. (Has a darker shade than on pictures) Repairs are very professional looking and gives the jacket an authentic look. Liner jacket in is excellent condition and makes this jacket really usefull and versatile in the colder months.
Size: Labaled as a mens S, and fits a mens modern size S or M with the liner attached. Without the liner it could even fit a short L as well. See measurements below before purchase:
Pit to pit: 23"
Shoulder to shoulder: 19,5"
Sleeve from shoulder to end of cuff: 23"
Length front: 31"
Length back: 39" (Measured from neckline to end of fishtail)