Vintage Army Surplus Dress Uniform Jacket - Snappy Military Style


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Jarrett was blown away by the fact that the Boise State University chess team had chosen him, a lowly freshman, to be their captain. It was quite an honor to say the least. He would be the first freshman ever to hold the position. But with great power comes great responsibility. As captain, he was expected to represent his school well and set the tone for his teammates. And, since Boise, Idaho is known for its trendy fashion subculture, Jarrett would be expected to wear some "out-of-the-box" threads. The problem was, he had just blown the last of his scholarship money on a brand new Xbox so there was little left to finance a fashion statement. Then he remembered a site on the web where he'd seen some audacious rags at great prices. The site, of course, was where Jarrett ended up scoring a vintage Italian army dress uniform jacket–a lot of "out-of-the-box" bang for very little coin. Needless to say, he rocked the collegiate chess world and set into motion the B.S.U. chess champion dynasty that would last for years to come.

For sale is a gently used circa 1970s Italian army dress uniform jacket. This cool jacket is made of of a olive drab green poly/wool blend fabric with a stylish tailored cut. It is fully lined inside and also features shoulder epaulets, 4 front pockets, 1 small inside waist pocket and decorative embossed metal buttons. This coat looks great on both men and women, pairs up nicely with jeans. We have several of these jackets available in two sizes, Mens Medium and Mens Small.

Chest measurement: 40" (91.5cm) (Euro size 46)
Armpit-to-armpit across the back shoulder: 19" (48cm)
Sleeve inseam (armpit to end of cuff): 17" (43.5cm)
Sleeve outside seam (shoulder to end of cuff): 25.5" (65cm)
Base of collar to bottom hem: 30" (73cm)

Chest measurement: 36" (101cm) (Euro size 50)
Armpit-to-armpit across the back shoulder: 18.5" (47cm)
Sleeve inseam (armpit to end of cuff): 15.5" (39.5cm)
Sleeve outside seam (shoulder to end of cuff): 24" (61cm)
Base of collar to bottom hem: 28" (71cm)

We have several of these jackets available and are all in similar condition to the one in the photos--gently used with no rips, holes and tears. Stitching integrity is good. All the buttons are in place.

Flat shipping rate of $9.95 for 2-3 day USPS Priority Mail shipping in the USA/Territories/APOs. Ships Internationally via U.S. Postal First Class International (2-3 weeks).

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