To The Right In The Hood There Is A Larger Stenciled Label That Headlines; Parka- Shell-M- 1951. Then Under The Headline Is Directions For Use And Care Numbered 1. States Button In Parka - Liner, M-1951 For Maximum Insulation. States " Button On Hood Parka M - 1951 For Added Head Protection" All Lettering Is Crystal Clear Like It Was Printed Yesterday.The Liner Has A Stenciled Label Also But Much Fainter " Liner, Jacket, Field M 1951". " "Date 13 Sept 1951 Is Some Of The Info I Could Garner.
I Did Not Notice Any Markings On The Hood Liner But It Is Real Coyote Fur Trimmed, With A Wire Inside That You Can Mold To Shape. There Is A Few Minor Stains & Minor Loose Thread On One Sleeve Underside, And The Other Sleeve Minor Loose Thread (Photo 8).
The Liner Has A Couple Stains By The Neck (Photo 12) And On The White Side A Couple Stains Smaller Than A Pea (I Don`t Think U Can See Them In Photo 9). The Main Parka, Other Than The Sleeves In Photo 8, Is Almost Pristine With A Mark About Hand/ Thigh Level On Front About 3/4" x 1/4" Size.There Are No Missing Buttons, The Draw Strings Are There Both At The Bottom & At The Waist. The Hood Has A Draw String With Leather Ends And Hood Liner Has A Draw String With Bigger Leather Ends. The Zipper Is In Great Shape And The Parka Also Has 7 Brass Snaps To Close As Well. The Length From Shoulder To Hem Is 39.
The Wing Span Is 65. Arm Pit - Arm Pit Is 24 Laid Flat. Army Patch Is Also In Pristine Condition. From Smoke Free Home & The Parka Has No Odor.
The Wool In The Hood Has No Moth Damage, And Just A TINY Spot That May Be Considered Wear. The item "U S Military Fishtail Parka M1951-M1951 Liner Wool-Alpaca Korean War Date1951 /3" is in sale since Wednesday, February 27, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Korea (1950-53)\Original Period Items". The seller is "dtcharly1925-7" and is located in Jenison, Michigan.This item can be shipped to United States.