Item 2017.075 - US Army Officer's Mackinaw Coat

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2017.075

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US Army Officer's Mackinaw Coat

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  • 26 February 1945 (Creation)

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Olive green double breasted mackinaw coat (also known as a Jeep Coat) with two large flapped pockets on the front and a wool lining. It fastens with six plastic buttons and six buttonholes and has button tabs on the cuffs. Under the collar is an attached throat guard which can be buttoned across the neck. Third pattern - 1943. Size 36. There are two buttons missing on the left cuff and considerable wear to the hem of the right sleeve, wear to the hem of the left sleeve and some small holes in the right arm and right chest. Brown staining on the centre upper back, the right chest and the right upper sleeve with white staining to the right elbow.
Country of Design: United States
Country of Manufacture: United States
Keywords: Military, uniform, United States Army, Second World War

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Cotton, wool
Colour/Print: Olive green
Label: COATS, MACKINAW, O.D. / Stock No. 55-C-33110 / ROGOL MFG. CO. / P.O. No. 15341 / Dated Feb. 26, 1945 / Q. M.C. Tent. Spec. / P. Q. D. No. 252A / Dated 4/19/43 / Phila. Q. M. Depot

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