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    Michiel
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    Greatcoat wanted

    Post by Michiel on Sun Jul 14, 2013 6:40 am

    Does anyone know a Canadian Great Coat WWII large size for sale? With a price I can handle :-).
    I am 6 ft 2 tall. It's for my re-enacting collection.
    Thanks,
    Michiel

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    Re: Greatcoat wanted

    Post by Michiel on Thu Nov 28, 2013 11:47 am

    Still looking, does anyone knows one for sale?

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    Re: Greatcoat wanted

    Post by mk1rceme on Thu Nov 28, 2013 3:26 pm

    I know someone who has one for sale. Unsure of size, but it is dated 1943. I am visiting him tomorrow morning so I will check for you.


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    Re: Greatcoat wanted

    Post by Michiel on Sat Nov 15, 2014 12:56 am

    Still wanted...

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    Re: Greatcoat wanted

    Post by shootemup on Sat Nov 22, 2014 2:09 pm

    I may have one...I'll take a look and let you know.

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    Post by edstorey on Sat Nov 22, 2014 3:30 pm

    Did you try checking some of the surplus outlets in western Belgium? I was there in April and there were a number of Canadian WWII Greatcoats for sale - apparently no-one is really interested in them.

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    Re: Greatcoat wanted

    Post by Michiel on Sun Nov 23, 2014 2:50 am

    Thanks Ed, going to search for it.

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    Re: Greatcoat wanted

    Post by Michiel on Sun Mar 08, 2015 1:30 am

    The search didn't work out. I am on a new mission, found and Dutch Great Coat wich fits me. Only have to change the buttons into GS Canadian ones. So, who has them for sale or knows someone? Allready searched Ebay.
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    Re: Greatcoat wanted

    Post by Bill on Sun Mar 08, 2015 6:49 am

    How many buttons do you need, and what size? I have a box full.

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    Re: Greatcoat wanted

    Post by Michiel on Sun Mar 08, 2015 10:23 am

    Buttons front 25 mm. Buttons back i am not sure

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    Post by edstorey on Sun Mar 08, 2015 11:55 am

    From memory, I believe the back three are 25mm and the shoulder straps at 12.5mm.

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