French Cavalry Duster - French Military Riding Jacket from the 1950s
French Cavalry Duster
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Description / French Cavalry Duster
The French Cavalry Duster is a specially designed riding jacket. With traditional full length jackets, you will experience all manners of difficulty when riding either a horse or a motorcycle. This riding jacket is designed specially for the needs of mounted soldiers, as it can be unbuttoned to allow easy mounting and dismounting of your motorcycle or horse. No longer do you need to change jackets, simply adjust the configuration of this duster and you will find it ideal for any situation with your motorcycle or horse.
- Authentic French Army Riding Jacket
- Button Up Front - No Zippers To Break
- Metal Buckle On Wrists - Keeps Your Gloves On At Speed
- Back Buttons Together or Apart for Riding
- Integral Belt
- 1950's Dated
|Manufacturer||French Army Surplus|
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Heavy canvas, solid buckles, all the buttons are there, no holes, no stains, and only the faintest whiff of surplus smell.
The sleeves, they are very short. I’m 5’10” and they come to mid forearm on me. I believe this is to accommodate gauntlets. I’m betting this was the outermost garment worn over many other layers so a gauntlet would fit over a coat sleeve worn under this coat.
The belt is very high, again to accommodate sitting in a saddle. But the leg straps are cool, the sleeves cinch tight, so does the collar.
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