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Tank-Suit / Pixie-Suit – 1944

WW2 British Tank Suit (pixie 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 is in good used condition, shows traces of wear. All snap studs which are marked Newey and its original makers label present. Dated 1944, size 3. Complete with braces and waist-belt. Funtional zippers, left zipper could use some grease, one zippers is replaced at some point. The khaki material should cover the zippers so the orange zipper is not visible. Used by British, Canadian and Polish armoured troops.

Nicely worn condition!

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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 2000 g

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