Buzz Rickson's

Buzz Rickson's M-51 Fishtail Parka - Olive Drab


First issued by the United States Armed Forces for the Korean War, the M-51 has since transcended its military purposes to become a symbol of peace and love amongst the youth of America. Its unquestionable iconic status is cemented by classic design and superb functionality. The outer shell is a densely woven 100% cotton which is durable and soft all at once. The design features the buttoned inner which are used to attach a liner jacket, and the iconic fish tail back which has long been an influential symbol of counter culture. The pocket bags have been crafted using a lightweight wool which are superb for warming the hands, and the zipper is a vintage reproduction of the famous ‘Crown’ zips which have an enviable reputation for durability. All the binding has been completed in 100% cotton tape, there won’t be any plastics to be found here. The fabric for this military icon has been woven on vintage looms and put together using vintage sewing machines. This really is just about as close as you can get to the real thing. 

  • Oversized shape 
  • 100% cotton shell
  • Fish tail silhouette
  • Two simple front flap pockets
  • Wool pocket bags
  • Crown reproduction zipper
  • Product code: BR12266
  • Made in Japan

Chest Length Shoulder Sleeve

M 26" 40.25" 22" 21.5"


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