Italian Guardia di Finanza Parka

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The Italian Guardia di Finanza Parkas we have were originally issued to the Italian Guardia di Finanza which is an Italian law enforcement agency. In Rome it is said the three words any business owner fears the most are in fact Guardia di Finanza as they are like the IRS but armed with guns. It is apparent from the level of quality of this parka that the Guardia di Finanza is a well funded organization. The parka consists of a water resistant outer shell, very similar to Gore-Tex but is an Italian designed material surface treatment. Secured by two front zippers is the fantastic liner, which can be worn as a light weight jacket by itself on days that the full parka is not needed.

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We have bought and sold in excess of 100,000+ military jackets and parkas. This gives us a good perspective on what makes a great parka. This Italian Guardia di Finanza parka would rank in the top three overall best parkas we've ever had.

What makes this parka so impressive? Well start with the style, which is clearly Italian from the sleek lines and cut of the jacket. This was not designed by some one looking for a purely functional parka they wanted the Guardia agents to look sharp. From the assortment of zippered pockets to the way the liner attaches to the shell, this jacket is the perfect mix of form and function.

Features:
  • Water Resistant Outer Shell
  • Zippered Removable Liner
  • Interior Left Velcro Closed Pocket
  • Stowable Hood
  • Removable Collar
  • Buttons are Guardia di Finanza Emblems
Specifications:
  • Grey Color of the Italian Guardia di Finanza
  • Surplus - Very Good Condition

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Customer Reviews

Great Seller
Review by Tyge Q.
Verified Buyer
Received in four days after buying. Will be back to buy from KS again.
THANKS KS
Review by Kendal F.
Verified Buyer
Very good parka for the price. Really good value.
Excellent Italian Army parka
Review by Precious C.
Verified Buyer
Would Recommend this Italian Army parka
This parka is as pictured.
Review by Cleon B.
Verified Buyer
Great parka for the price. Really good value.
Great Seller
Review by Ameer C.
Verified Buyer
Excellent parka for the price. Really good value.
Nice but kinda weird
Review by Buck
Verified Buyer
This is a nice jacket and fits me just right with size XL (185 lbs and 5' 8"). But pockets and zippers etc.. are weirdly placed. The outside hand pockets for example make my elbows all compressed when I stick my hands inside to keep warm. The pockets are also too small for my hands. The lower zipper in front forever zips up - annoying. So one is enough for me. I won't buy anymore!
Rapid Delivery
Review by Delwyn P.
Verified Buyer
Came in excellent condition. Packaged well. For the cost this parka is a great value.
Great
Review by Tom
Verified Buyer
This jacket is just great. Better reviews than I can say already written. High quality, looks good, warm. Size wise, I am high end XL in real life so I order 2XL in surplus. Fit perfect. Must be new, unused. Just a 'wow' purchase.
INCREDIBLE jacket!!
Review by William
Verified Buyer
This thing is exceptionally well made. It stops the wind completely and it has a removable liner that when used with the outer shell is very warm. I absolutely love this jacket. I live in the south and it rarely gets really cold down here, but, when it does the wind is always blowing. Well that happened last week. I wore a long sleeve shirt and this jacket to walk the dogs. I was out in the wind and cold for about 20 minutes and never felt the cold. I really love this jacket.
Some interesting features
Review by W. Crow
Verified Buyer
Jason has given a very thorough review and I won't repeat what he has said. I have not yet been able to test the coat in winter.
The coat I received was used and was missing one collar snap and one of the (many) pocket zippers was broken. The waterproof coating inside the hood is peeling a bit especially on the seam. One of the zippers attaching the liner has, so far, refused to disengage so I have not been able to wear the coat without the liner.
The 3 zipper approach Jason describes is unusual. The zippers attaching the lining are 2-way, so with the liner removed, the jacket has a 2 way zip, convenient on a coat of this length. The center zip, the one used when the coat is in winter configuration and a good bit stiffer, is only one way. Not sure why they cut that corner.

The lining of the outer shell has a Goretex-like white coating that faces the jacket. Other jackets I have, have the coating on the inside of the shell intself, then a thin lining draped inside to protect the coating. With the Italian configuration, if/when the jacket itself wets through, the coating should keep the wearer dry, while the coating may still be able to pass vapor from the body through it. Most Goretex ceases to "breathe" (not what it does, really) when the exterior "wets out" because the vapor cannot pass through the coating of water on the fabric. Guess I will have to exercise in the next major rain we have and see how the concept works.
There is also a reinforced slit opening under the flap of the lower pockets aligned with a similar opening in the liner. I haven't figured out yet what those are for.

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