Swedish Army Issue Sheepskin Lined Canvas Coat - "O.S.B. Militar Utustningar - Extra Large
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About this item
An original Swedish Army M1909 Parka Overcoat dated 1944 and in excellent condition
These coats have been come to an iconic item today and have been featured in numerous films. They are called 'Livpäls' by the Swedes which means a coat for life - and it certainly looks like it would last that long!
The outer of the coat is made from a mouse grey-colored cotton canvas which is a hard-wearing, durable fabric.
Patch pockets are fitted to the lower portion of the front of the coat and feature three button flaps which are typical of Swedish military items of this period.
The front of the coat fastens with buttons and the cuffs feature a buttoning tab.
There are various stamps on the interior including one of the manufacturer's name which reads 'Orebro Sport & Bilekipering'. There are more stamps including a 1944 date stamp
These coats are very large and were designed to be worn over the top of an outfit.
Durham, United Kingdom
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