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Finnish Wool Trousers

Discussion in 'Group Buys' started by Martti, Jul 7, 2014.

  1. quietone

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    Okay, I'm crap with guesstimating these sizes. What size would I need if I'm 34" waist?

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    34" = 86 cm. Size 50 would be 88 cm, but you probably would like to get size 52 (92 cm) if you don't want to open the back seam.
     
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    Thanks Martti. Can I order a pair of trousers then, size 52 please. Do you want a PM to confirm?
     
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    The two type of leather boots available in NOS condition.

    [video=youtube;hSSIrFzk1bQ]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSSIrFzk1bQ[/video]

    M/62 cotton camouflage jacket and trousers, also available as NOS.

    [video=youtube;qu7CbrjEa88]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qu7CbrjEa88[/video]
     
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    Nice one Martti

    I will be interested in some of the above gear

    Twodogs
     
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    Will there be any size 66 i.e big boy in the M62 camo uniform Martti ?
     
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    I think size 60 is the largest one I have seen and even they are quite rare sight.
     
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    OK i was going by the out of stock sizes at a Finnish surplus store .

    Explains why they are out of stock
     
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    Will the boots be new Martti ?
    Any idea of the cost ?

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    As said, the boots are NOS or new-old stock. They were manufactured in the 1970s and 1980s and put away into warehouses. I have handled a few dozen of them and the leather is in fine condition (like seen on the film).

    Usually they will charge around 30-40 € per pair. For another 5-10 € you can usually buy spare NOKIA rubber outsoles and resole the boots when the original outsoles fail.
     
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    Sound good to me
     
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    Do you ever see any M39 Wool field caps on sale or are they well gone ?
     
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    There are some m/36 field caps still available in sizes c. 54-60, most of which are made in the 1980s from wool-polyester fabric. However, previously I have managed to find a few of the 1960s style m/36 caps made from thicker wool fabric in sizes c. 56-58. The 1980s style caps cost around 5-10 € if my memory serves me correctly.

    The outside of the 1980s cap.

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    The inside of the 1980s cap.

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    The inside of the 1960s cap.

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    Good stuff

    When are you taking orders Martti ?

    Cliff
     
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    See below.
     
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    Hey chaps. Just received my parcel, and very pleased with it all. Wool trousers, brand new are awesome, fit perfect. Boots are brand new fit perfect with room either way for sock adjustment. Very happy chappy. Martti rocks. :)

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    My order has also arrived :)

    Super fast and all spot on ,

    The hats are just what I wanted a 59 is a perfect fit :cool:

    I will have a couple of the winter hats next time .

    Cheers Martti
     
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    I would really like two size 54...hope that is possible...
     
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    Hi Martti,
    I have seen Mors' review and would be interested in a pair of size 52 (short leg) if possible and you wouldn't mind, how do you want to sort out the details?

    Mark
     
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    hey Mark, best PM Martti!
    good luck :)
     

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