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The British Airborne Denison Smock

Sale price$1,507.00 USD

Step into the world of vintage elegance with The British Airborne Denison Smock, a stunning example of craftsmanship and style.

Made in the late 1960’s to early 1970’s, using a 1959 pattern by the esteemed 'James Smith & Co' in Derby, this smock is a true testament to the artistry of British design.

This rare smock is an absolute must have for any collection. The earliest patterns were created for SOE agents in WW2, with these smocks only issued to airborne troops.

Featuring a captivating camouflage pattern, elasticated cuffs, tail flap, stud fasteners and full zip. Inside the body the main label reads 'Smock Camouflage' along with the NATO code, ‘size 3’ information and manufacturer details ‘James Smith & Co (Derby)’.

The material and stitching are clean with no signs of repair, stud fasteners are present and work perfectly, with no fraying to the cuffs. These small elements elevate the smock to a level of sophistication that is unmatched.

Screen-printed with a camouflage pattern, which showcases a sand-coloured background adorned with reddish-brown and green brushstroke patterns. The collar of the smock is lined with a luxurious khaki green wool shirting material, providing both comfort and style. It is a subtle yet significant detail that adds to the overall allure of this timeless garment.

Wearing the British Airborne Denison Smock is like stepping into a piece of history. It is a symbol of the bravery and resilience of the British airborne forces, who wore these smocks during their daring missions. Each smock carries with it a story, a connection to the past, and a sense of heritage.

Indulge in the allure of the past and embrace the timeless elegance of the British Airborne Denison Smock. Own a piece of history and let it become a part of your own story.

Features

Condition: Excellent

Fabric/Material: 100% cotton

Made by: James Smith & Co (Derby)

Size

Chest: 40-42"

Shoulder to Shoulder: 20"

Outer Sleeve to Cuff: 27"

Nape to Hem: 33"

PROVENANCE [ REVIVAL ROOM ]

Preserving much-treasured items of clothing, each piece within this exclusive collection has been cherry picked by our Director, Mr. Cordeaux.

These iconic and exceedingly rare finds have often been rediscovered among his many travels. Simply left untouched to maintain the original flair and design, to be cherished like a unique collectable.

Explore this exclusive edit and awaken a true sense of nostalgia. Apparel that has a story to tell, and a journey to continue.

DISCLAIMER [ REVIVAL ROOM ]

The Revival Room features vintage pieces, which have been carefully handpicked for their rarity, uniqueness and authenticity.  

Please be advised that all vintage garments within The Revival Room will usually show a few signs of wear or slight fading due to the age of the piece.

Where best possible, knowledge of the item and the overall condition will be stated within the product description.

Due to being crafted by different makers and being produced during different eras, sizes of each garment will vary. However, individual size information is provided for a more accurate guide.These measures have been taken in house, specifically for each garment.

If you have any further questions on the piece or any further sizing queries, please feel free to get in touch via email and we will do our best to assist you further.

We believe that these one-of-a-kind and unique pieces should be cherished as part of a collector's wardrobe.

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Step into the world of vintage elegance with The British Airborne Denison Smock, a stunning example of craftsmanship and style.

Made in the late 1960’s to early 1970’s, using a 1959 pattern by the esteemed 'James Smith & Co' in Derby, this smock is a true testament to the artistry of British design.

This rare smock is an absolute must have for any collection. The earliest patterns were created for SOE agents in WW2, with these smocks only issued to airborne troops.

Featuring a captivating camouflage pattern, elasticated cuffs, tail flap, stud fasteners and full zip. Inside the body the main label reads 'Smock Camouflage' along with the NATO code, ‘size 3’ information and manufacturer details ‘James Smith & Co (Derby)’.

The material and stitching are clean with no signs of repair, stud fasteners are present and work perfectly, with no fraying to the cuffs. These small elements elevate the smock to a level of sophistication that is unmatched.

Screen-printed with a camouflage pattern, which showcases a sand-coloured background adorned with reddish-brown and green brushstroke patterns. The collar of the smock is lined with a luxurious khaki green wool shirting material, providing both comfort and style. It is a subtle yet significant detail that adds to the overall allure of this timeless garment.

Wearing the British Airborne Denison Smock is like stepping into a piece of history. It is a symbol of the bravery and resilience of the British airborne forces, who wore these smocks during their daring missions. Each smock carries with it a story, a connection to the past, and a sense of heritage.

Indulge in the allure of the past and embrace the timeless elegance of the British Airborne Denison Smock. Own a piece of history and let it become a part of your own story.

Features

Condition: Excellent

Fabric/Material: 100% cotton

Made by: James Smith & Co (Derby)

Size

Chest: 40-42"

Shoulder to Shoulder: 20"

Outer Sleeve to Cuff: 27"

Nape to Hem: 33"