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Oversuit Tank Crews- 1945 size 5

695,00

WW2 British Oversuit Tank Crew (pixie suit) in large size 5. The tanksuit made its first appearance in July 1943 as replacement of the previously used assortment of uniforms and oilskin clothing worn by tank crew. They are known as Tank Suits or Pixie Suits. The suits were made to fit loosely for comfort in the confines of a tank. Battledress was worn underneath. This Tank-Suit is in good used condition, shows traces of wear and one damage on the upper arm (see photo). All snap studs are marked Newey. Its original makers label present, dated 1945, in size 5. Complete with braces and waist-belt. Funtional zippers but does not open smootly, can use some grease. Used by British, Canadian and Polish armoured troops.

A Tanksuit in large size 5 is difficult to find!

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WW2 British Pixie/Tank Suit. The tanksuit made its first appearance in July 1943 as replacement of the previously used assortment of uniforms and oilskin clothing worn by tank crew. They are known as Tank Suits or Pixie Suits. The suits were made to fit loosely for comfort in the confines of a tank. Battledress was worn underneath. This Tank-Suit appears in worn condition, shows traces of wear. All snap studs which are marked Newey and its original makers label present. Dated 1944. Complete with braces and waist-belt. Good funtional zippers. Used by British, Canadian and Polish armoured troops.

Nicely worn condition!

Additional information

Weight 1000 g

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