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Wool WWII Military Sweater

Price: $139.00

Item#:1073325

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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
 
3.8

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

59%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (16)
  • Great color (13)
  • Warm (13)
  • Soft (11)
  • Stylish (9)

Cons

  • Fabric pills (5)
  • Poor quality (3)

Best Uses

  • Casual wear (13)
  • Cold / extreme (12)
  • Going out (8)
  • Layering (8)
  • Travel (8)
    • Chest Size:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      76% 

      (13 reviews)

      Feels too big

       
    • Sleeve Length:
    • Feels too short

       

      Feels true to length

       

      71% 

      (12 reviews)

      Feels too long

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (12), Comfort-oriented (10), Classic style (9), Stylish (5), High-end shopper (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10), Yes (7)

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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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

My favorite sweater

By Duo Steve

from Pittsburgh, PA

About Me Comfort-oriented, Outdoorsman, Practical

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Great collar
  • Great Collar Durable
  • Great Color
  • Soft
  • Versatile
  • Warm

Cons

  • Poor Fit

Best Uses

  • Casual Wear
  • Cold Weather
  • Layering

Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

With temps. below 0 and -20's windchill this sweater is a lifesaver. I liked mine so much I got one for my son. This sweater is large. I'm a L to XL, but had to go with a M. It fit perfect. Both the olive and navy blue are attractive. It is sturdy enough for any outdoor job or activity yet nice enough for a dinner date. Love this sweater!!

  • Chest Size:
  • Feels too big
  • Sleeve Length:
  • Feels too long
  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
 
5.0

Excellent Reproduction, Buy it now!

By Conservative Consumer

from Sherman, TX

About Me Comfort-oriented, Conservative, Practical

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Great Color
  • Soft
  • Warm

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

    I wanted a World War II reproduction Infantry sweater that was well-made, soft, comfortable and long lasting. Easy to care for and one I could wear everyday, and this was it! Excellent price, I have looked all over the web, this sweater will not disappoint you. Buy it while you can, it could go away easily.

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

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Do not clean this sweater

    By val314

    from United States

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Fabric Pills
      • Washes Poorly

      Best Uses

        Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

        Enjoyed the authentic look this sweater offers. However, cold water washing and air drying resulted in shrinking. Purchased a second sweater and dry cleaned it, and it still shrunk.

        Bottom line: if you purchase this sweater, do NOT clean it.

         
        5.0

        Stylish and fabulous

        By sassysoutherdiva

        from Lawrenceville, GA

        About Me Classic, Comfort-oriented, Practical

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Flattering
        • Great Color
        • Soft
        • Stylish

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

          Purchased as a gift for hubby, he loves it. Do not have luck buying clothes for him, so picky, but he loves it. I hit a home run with this sweater.

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

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          PositiveWWII Military Sweater evaluation

          By Crusoe

          from Kincardine, Ontario, Canada

          About Me Classic, Comfort-oriented, Practical

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Flattering
          • Great Color
          • I Like It And My Wife Too
          • Reminds Me Of My Time In
          • Soft
          • Stylish
          • Warm

          Cons

          • I'm Bigger That I Thought
          • Want To Lose Some Tummy

          Best Uses

          • Adds To Ccga Uniform
          • Cold Weather
          • Layering
          • Travel
          • Work

          Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

          1. In my immediate family my father and one uncle served as Canadians in the RAF during WWII. My dad followed that with 23 years in the RCAF.
          2. One uncle served in the RN during the war. Another served in the RN, the followed by the Canadian navy after that war.
          3. I spent 3 years as a Canadian kid in the RAF Air Cadets while my dad was stationed in Europe in the early 1960s.
          4. Now, I 'm a Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary crew member and the sweater compliments my CCGA uniform.

          • Chest Size:
          • Feels true to size
          • Sleeve Length:
          • Feels true to length
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Beautiful, withoutstanding quality

          By Paul

          from Cambridge on. ca.

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

              well worth he price!

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

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Not great

              By KURI

              from Colombia- South America

              About Me Classic, Practical

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Poor Quality
                • Washes Poorly

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

                  I was not able to use the sweater, since it shrank after washing it in wool cycle with cold water.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  SUPER SUPER SUPER FITS PERFECT

                  By CHAZ

                  from TAMPA

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

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Great Color
                  • Soft
                  • Stylish
                  • Warm

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Casual Wear
                    • Cold Weather
                    • Going Out
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

                    GREAT BUY

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

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    First Impression

                    By Dan

                    from Pittsfield, MA.

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable
                    • Great Color
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Casual Wear
                      • Going Out
                      • Layering

                      Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

                      I'll admit that when buying online the first impression after opening the product is the most important one to me.

                      The color is seldom what I was expecting or hoping for. Next comes size. The lasting (quality) effect is always a gamble I'm willing to take.

                      This sweater from the opening is perfect for me. The color is just what I wanted. It rarely is as pictured .
                      when buying online. If you usually wear a medium: buy the large with this sweater.

                      I've read it "pills". Being ready for that I think I'll order another one of them so I'll have the same new look when this one doesn't look so good. Or maybe mine won't "pill" so bad.

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

                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Very great acquisition.

                      By Alvalldejuli

                      from San Juan, PR

                      About Me Classic, Practical

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • Fits As A Glove
                      • Great Color
                      • Neutral Color Is Great
                      • Obviously Top Of The Line
                      • Versatile
                      • Warm

                      Cons

                      • None

                      Best Uses

                      • Casual Wear
                      • Cold Weather
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Wool WWII Military Sweater:

                      This sweater is clearly a first-class item. The handy-work is impressively attractive. It is a true asset for cold weather. Its neutral color makes it usable with most other outwear garments. It looks and feels great to wear.

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

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