1955 VINTAGE M-51 FIELD JACKET CIVIL AIR PATROL
The M-51 Field Jacket has been the US Army Field Jacket from 1955 up to 1966, when it was replaced by the M-65. The M-51 is an absolutely timeless and essential garment in any men's wardrobe. Like a vintage watch, it carries history and character while boosting your individual style.
This super rare example is in an absolute perfect condition, although it is more than 65 years old.
The original patches are referring to the former owner and combined with the shoulder flap pins and the aluminium zipper this is as authentic and rare as it can be.
A real Vintage gem!
Manufactured by Southern Athletic Co Inc. and dates to 1955.
The jackets fit big! This jacket is size Small Regular and fits like modern size Medium. Please refer to the exact measurements on the last picture in the gallery to find the right size for you. If unsure, feel free to contact us.
This one really lived up to my expectations. A real head turner and being 65 years old, it certainly has been well looked after and is pretty much perfect. We'll done Bulang for sourcing this gem!