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An Interesting Jacket

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posted on Apr, 2 2014 @ 11:39 AM
Hey Guys,

I purchased a jacket from a second hand store and noticed some foreign, possibly German, writing on the inside pocket. I wanted to know if its from WWII or something.

The Jacket

And the Inside

Any information would be helpful!!

posted on Apr, 2 2014 @ 12:03 PM
If you do a search for Carl Weyers, it comes up with a German 3rd Reich medic hat made by the same company so there is a possibility they could have been producing uniforms at the same time.

Link to Hat
edit on 2-4-2014 by zetnom because: (no reason given)

posted on Apr, 2 2014 @ 12:24 PM
reply to post by zetnom

Thanks for the info, I gotta try and find a place to get it looked at by a professional i think

posted on Apr, 2 2014 @ 12:25 PM
reply to post by YoComrade

Hi!.. my guess is..,its from WWII because it seems to be made of felt.
An often used fabric on uniforms in WWII on both sides.., Germany and Russia.
e.g. the Russians had felt-boots, because felt has good isolation properties.
germans used it often for clothing.
But thats only a guess of mine, i`m not an expert on this field.

The jacket itself was made in Köln that`s the german name for Cologne.
i`m living approx. 70km from Cologne in Aachen.
So its only a short hop from my place where i live.

posted on Apr, 2 2014 @ 12:40 PM
reply to post by D0MiNAT0R 1OOO

Thanks man!,

I'm trying to decipher the tag to see if it gives clues on a date. Its hard to find info on this kind of thing lol. The link above gave me some info to start with I thought it might be ww2 though!

posted on Apr, 2 2014 @ 01:23 PM
looks to be in pretty good condition..

when i saw the topic title, i was wondering if this would be about mark zuckerbergs jacket

posted on Apr, 2 2014 @ 01:33 PM
reply to post by UNIT76

its in good shape but because i got it second hand it doesn't have any insignia or cool stuff lol just the label.

posted on Apr, 2 2014 @ 03:19 PM
It does look nice, it is interesting with the loops down from pockets. Does it have pockets at the bottom as well? I did a quick search and could not find anything German in that style.

posted on Apr, 3 2014 @ 08:30 AM
reply to post by zetnom

i gotta check when i get home but i believe it has pockets that you can put your hands in but not another set of buttoned pockets.


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