A British army 1950s'Middle Parka' complete with hood & as worn during the Korean war. These were designed to be issued to troops in Korea who had initially deployed in thin inadequate jungle green uniforms. An excellent condition example it has four large buttoned pockets , two skirt & two chest with a zip up front & buttoned flap. Inside is fur lined with waist adjustment cord & tightening buckles to sleeves for insulation.
Complete with the totally correct rare hood this has a tie cord & is wire reinforced around its opening for practicality. Parka has two labels one reading' PARKAS , MIDDLE SIZE 5' with sizes (See pictures) & the second label giving instructions for wear & use of the wired hood & crutch strap. Hood has label giving nomenclature & maker name & date 1953 with broad arrow.Overall in excellent condition with a a couple of small holes to right sleeve & a small ink mark to left waist area. The item "British 1950s Korean War Middle Parka With Hood" is in sale since Saturday, January 16, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\1946-1960". The seller is "eta30" and is located in London . This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam.