That was manufactured in USA in 1973. When it arrived to IDF is a question, but in 1973 before, during, and after the.
Such coats already were with the Israeli Army. Moreover, this coat has no marks of US Army not.Above the upper pockets neither on the sleeves; therefore I may assume that it was provided to the IDF as a new item at certain point of time. It comes without its additional (removable) lining for the cold weather. Height: up to 67 inches. Chest: from 41 to 45 inches.
The Coat comes with the IDF mark (in Hebrew). Above the upper left pocket and a sergeant ranks on both sleeves. Pre-owned, since 1973 worn million times, when through smoke and fire of Yom Kippur War (probably) and another dozen of bloody clashes and still can be worn. It is in good to very good condition, there is a blue ink stain at the bottom of the. And below it, small red and black paint stains on the back of left sleeve, slight discoloration due to regular wear and washing cycles, minor signs of corrosion on metal parts (please see pics).If you are in doubt please check my feedback. I will answer all questions as best I can. When your parcel arrives and you are satisfied please leave a feedback so that I know it arrived and all is well, if for some reason you are not satisfied please contact me directly and we can work through any problem. To the people there I apologize. My outlook on life is that there are good people and bad people no matter what country, what color, what religion or how tall or how short they may be.
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This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Vietnam (1961-75)\Original Period Items\Uniforms". The seller is "michaelcoins2012" and is located in Ramat Gan.This item can be shipped worldwide.
: Manufactured in USA in 1973