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Wool WWII Military Sweater

Price: $139.00

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Part of standard-issue military wear during WWII, sweaters like this olive wool pullover were popular among servicemen for comfort, durability, and easy pullover warmth. The shawl-collar style buttons up to cut the cold just as it did onboard aircraft carriers in the '40s. Cotton twill canvas-reinforced elbows add durability. Imported.

Imported. Wool with cotton canvas elbows. Men’s sizes M (38-40), L (42-44), XL (46-48), XXL (50-52).

Dry clean or hand-wash cold and dry flat.

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Wool WWII Military Sweater
 
3.4

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

36%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (7)
  • Warm (6)
  • Great color (5)
  • Soft (4)
  • Stylish (4)

Cons

  • Fabric pills (4)

Best Uses

  • Casual wear (6)
  • Cold / extreme (6)
  • Going out (4)
  • Travel (3)
    • Chest Size:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      63% 

      (5 reviews)

      Feels too big

       
    • Sleeve Length:
    • Feels too short

       

      Feels true to length

       

      63% 

      (5 reviews)

      Feels too long

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Comfort-oriented (5), Practical (5), Classic style (4), Stylish (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (5), No (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

would be better looking with a"V" neck

It is a great item, as mentioned it would be more presentable if it had a 'V' neck or turtle neck instead of a collar. The color is really Fantatic, how about...Read complete review

It is a great item, as mentioned it would be more presentable if it had a 'V' neck or turtle neck instead of a collar. The color is really Fantatic, how about trying some other military colours example Olive Green like the militray cardigan.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Cheap wool!

I am very disappointed with this expensive Christmas gift. The wool pills after a few uses as if it were a cheap sweater. I have paid half the price for sweaters made of wool...Read complete review

I am very disappointed with this expensive Christmas gift. The wool pills after a few uses as if it were a cheap sweater. I have paid half the price for sweaters made of wool that does not pill. If you are going to buy chinese goods, you need some real quality inspection in place. Remember the tire failures and poisonous dog food incidents?

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5.0

i would buy this product again

By sandy

from Mo

About Me Practical

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Flattering
  • Great Color
  • Soft
  • Stylish
  • Versatile
  • Warm

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Casual Wear
    • Cold Weather
    • Going Out
    • Layering
    • Travel

    Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

    Great

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    2.0

    Not what was expected

    By ZA

    from NY

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Looks great

    Cons

    • Poor Fit
    • Poor Quality

    Best Uses

      Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

      I bought this as a gift for my husband. It looked as good as it did in the magazine but the quality was just not what was expected. Very rough material and just wasn't worth the price.

      • Chest Size:
      • Feels too small
      • Sleeve Length:
      • Feels true to length
      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Was Expecting Better

      By BarryinSF

      from SF, CA

      About Me Classic, Comfort-oriented, High-end shopper, Practical

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Versatile
      • Warm

      Cons

      • Fabric Pills
      • Poor Quality

      Best Uses

      • Casual Wear
      • Cold Weather
      • Layering

      Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

      Count me as another person whose sweater has fabric pills. I was quote disappointed to see it happen, ad I would expect Nat Geo to offer better quality.

      If it wadn't for the pills it would be a wonderful sweater, tjough I'm not a big fan of the army green color. Unfortunately, the condition it is in prevents me from wearing it ouside with no jacket. At least Until I find the time to remove the pills.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      would be better looking with a"V" neck

      By Abdul the " Chief"

      from Singapore

      About Me Classic, Comfort-oriented, Practical, Stylish

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Great Color
      • Lightweight
      • Soft
      • Stylish
      • Warm

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Casual Wear
        • Cold Weather
        • Going Out
        • Travel
        • Work

        Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

        It is a great item, as mentioned it would be more presentable if it had a 'V' neck or turtle neck instead of a collar. The color is really Fantatic, how about trying some other military colours example Olive Green like the militray cardigan.

        • Chest Size:
        • Feels true to size
        • Sleeve Length:
        • Feels true to length

        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I like this product a lot

        By julioperez

        from Los Angeles, Ca., USA

        About Me Comfort-oriented

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Flattering
        • Great Color
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Cold Weather

          Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

          The sweater that I bought from you is very comfortable, but it is something big, not much, I gave it to my father, and the sweater cover him against the cold very well

          • Chest Size:
          • Feels too big
          • Sleeve Length:
          • Feels too long
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Wool WWII Military Sweater is excellent

          By szhiwa

          from Raleigh, NC

          About Me Comfort-oriented, Stylish

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Great Color
          • Soft
          • Stylish

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Cold Weather
            • Going Out
            • Travel

            Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

            Well, I am extremely satisfied with this product.

            • Chest Size:
            • Feels true to size
            • Sleeve Length:
            • Feels true to length
            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Not as described in the catalog.

            By Jenifer, Giftgiver

            from Baton Rouge, LA

            About Me Classic, Practical

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Great Color
            • Warm

            Cons

            • Missing the elbow pads

            Best Uses

              Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

              I returned the sweater because it was missing the elbow pads and the fit was too small.

              • Chest Size:
              • Feels too small
              • Sleeve Length:
              • Feels too short
              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              love the sweater but hate the color

              By kitten

              from holland, mi

              About Me Comfort-oriented, Practical, Stylish

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Flattering
              • Stylish
              • Warm

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Casual Wear
                • Cold Weather
                • Going Out

                Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

                the color is just off camoflage but yuck color should be greener, greyer...

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                [*] Made America Classic

                By Army Officer

                from Washington, DC

                About Me Classic

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Warm

                Cons

                • Fabric Pills

                Best Uses

                • Casual Wear

                Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

                I agree with the other reviews about the fabric issues. It is an expensive short-term use garmet.I hate the fact that it is made in [*] as well!!!

                • Chest Size:
                • Feels true to size
                • Sleeve Length:
                • Feels too short
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (31 of 33 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Cheap wool!

                By Chris

                from New York

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Fabric Pills

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

                    I am very disappointed with this expensive Christmas gift. The wool pills after a few uses as if it were a cheap sweater. I have paid half the price for sweaters made of wool that does not pill. If you are going to buy chinese goods, you need some real quality inspection in place. Remember the tire failures and poisonous dog food incidents?

                    • Chest Size:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Sleeve Length:
                    • Feels true to length

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