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Snap adjuster in rear of hood. OD cotton with Legion Etrangere logo printed on left breast. Les Paras Francais en Algerie KEPI has staining on top and general age darkening. Button in type with 4" elastic section at back. Dark greenish brown lightweight wool.
Not quite as thick as a B. Lieutenants rank hand-stitched to front. Adjustable from 34" to 38". SMOCK chest measures 52", sleeve 21". Hessian burlap side "support Supple leather sweatband.
One rivet on each has been replaced. OD cotton label with faint printing: In case anyone would be crazy enough to want to wear it! SIZE 30" x 29" inseam. Green colour is still good, tape slot badges as washed out as it may appear in the images. Sleeveless, open-side Desert Shirt Named after outpost in Tchad. All attach with split-rings through hand-stitched holes.
Official, oval Army date stamp inside left chest. Has been used and shows its age, but being probably years old French Armee maker's stamps inside. French contractors size tag reads First issue green field uniform, post Algeria.
Referred to in the French military as "Monkey Skin" peau de singe. Is darker colour than uniform, discolored with age? Osprey Elite 6, plate F Original Para model in "lizard" camo. Lced throat, 2" elastic waistband. Rust on side adjuster buckles. Loop size "velcro" square on front for rank. Dark Olive Green Heavyweight cotton. Smaller than usual buttons.
Light OG colour Heavyweight cotton. Washed out size tag but FITS 42" to 44". This is an original, vintage set, not movie props or repro BS. Triangle type belt loops.
Rust stain on left sleeve. Jai alai casino macau measures 21" 53cm across chest. Acquired in the foyer some years ago. QM Hand written in marking pen on the size tag. Hand written on label in blue ball pen is a 5.
Original model in "lizard" camo.
Leather is still supple. Veyrier Paris contractor's label. Original Para '56 model in earlier "lizard" camo. Pin holes above left pocket from a badge.