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Parka-Type Overcoat, dated '43:

 

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The spec. tag reads as follows:

 

Overcoat, Parka-Type With Pile Liner

LARGE

Stock No. 55-O-3139-25

A. PRITZGER & SONS, Inc.

P.O. No. 2038

Dated Sept. 15, 1943

Spec. P.Q.D. No. 392

Phila. Q.M. Depot

 

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INSPECTOR

 

The Sept. '43 date would explain why this coat doesn't show up in the Aug. '43 Q.M. Catalogue.

Support our troops...abandoning the War on Terror is not an affordable luxury.

I'm so old, I still call W.W.II U.S. militaria "war surplus".

 

God's blessings in the Name of our Lord Jesus- Jim Robertson

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Rear view of this Overcoat; the waist belt set-up is identical to the Mountain Jacket and Reversible Overcoat...

 

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Support our troops...abandoning the War on Terror is not an affordable luxury.

I'm so old, I still call W.W.II U.S. militaria "war surplus".

 

God's blessings in the Name of our Lord Jesus- Jim Robertson

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  • 4 years later...

i want to thank the two admins for leading me to this post.

 

after reading the posts , it sounds that this is an actual military outer wear garment. some time post korea. do the serial numbers help id the item.

 

 

thanks again

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