Original 1950s French Army M47 Trousers
An original pair of French Army Model 1947 Trousers dating from the early 1950s and in great condition.
This pattern of trousers was introduced in the immediate post-war years and saw service in Indochina and the Algerian War amongst others.
The trousers are made from a heavy weight, hard wearing cotton and feature slash pockets to the hips, cargo pockets to the side of each leg, tabs at the bottom of the legs and two rear pockets. Chocolate brown buttons are fitted which are typical of the period and belt loops can be found at the waist.
The trousers will fit someone of around a 38" waist depending on desired fit and when laid flat measure -
Waist - 20"
Rise - 14 1/2"
Rear rise - 18"
Inside leg - 30 1/2"
Outside leg - 43 1/2"
Cuff - 9"
The trousers are in very good condition with only very limited signs of previous wear and use. There is a small repair to the seat as shown in the pictures but this is only noticable on close insepction. They are still very wearable and present nicely. They are however a vintage, pre-worn item and may have small issues consummate with their age.
A nice pair of post-war French military trousers!
Mid 20th Century