[10/30 Shipping Start] MILITARIA 1911 GOLD TIGER STRIPE SOUVENIR JACKET Limited Edition

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The second product of the MILITARIA 1911 Gold Tiger Stripe, which was released in June 2022 to great acclaim, is the Souvenir Jacket. This page is for the Limited Edition.

The Souvenir Jacket is a generic term for jackets and jumpers that were sold in souvenir stores near U.S. military bases in South Vietnam and Okinawa. Our store now offers jackets manufactured using tiger stripe fabric, which was manufactured for a time during and after the Vietnam War. These jackets are manufactuired of items that soldiers such as special forces brought surplus fabrics to local tailors, etc. at that time and procured them privately. The number of Souvenir jackets made of tiger stripe fabric is very few and very rare, but we have sampled the original one.

The lining of this limited edition jacket is made from a vintage poncho liner from the 1970s. Therefore, there are individual differences in color fading and condition depending on the individual. Ponchos from the 70's were made of 100% nylon with polyester cotton between the fabrics, which makes them very warm. Nylon is particularly good at retaining heat, so it will work well not only in the fall but also in the winter. Since people tend to wear thicker clothes in winter, the size of this item is a little larger than indicated.

The buttons used on the sleeves are the original buttons that were used on the Okinawa Tiger in the 1960s. These deadstock buttons were found in Okinawa and are used on all jackets. The pockets are slightly larger to accommodate large smartphones. The zippers are made of modern YKK, so you can use them with peace of mind.

Tiger stripes are famous for shirts, pants, and boonie hats, but this Souvenir Jacket is an item that will be useful from fall to spring, so please take this opportunity to enjoy wearing this jacket even on days with low temperatures.


*The lining is 100% nylon fabric, so you cannot use an iron. The lining will melt.

*The poncho liner is made from actual vintage items. Please understand that there are individual differences.

*Our cotton fabric will shrink. The sides will -1%. and the length is -6%. Length will shrink, but not in a way that makes it difficult to wear. The length of the garment will shrink, but not in such a way as to make it difficult to wear.

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