$895.00

SKU: US18876 Categories: , Product ID: 2330

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PONCHO – M1910 PONCHO/SHELTER COMBINATION, OD RUBBERIZED, AS ISSUED TO REGULAR ARMY TROOPS FOR FIELD/COMBAT USE, THE RAINCOAT WAS ISSUED FOR GARRISON USE. THIS ONE IS CONTRACT MARKED “MAR 30, 1917” MADE BY “KENYON CO.”, VG+ CONDITION, HAVING BEEN FOLDED AND KEPT IN A TRUNK FOR 95 YEARS (LT.T.S.PENGRELLY LOT). STILL SOFT AND PLIABLE, HAS ONE TINY FACTORY DONE REPAIR WHEN MADE, STENCILED “E.17 MSG/ 27″(?). IF LAID IN THE SUN THEY SOFTEN UP NICE TO PUT ON A MANNEQUIN. 1917 DATED RAINCOATS AND PONCHOS ARE VERY SCARCE AS THEY WERE USED UP DURING THE WAR.