68 pattern smock,size 8.What height/chest size is it?

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  1. Could anyone tell me what the height/chest size is on a 68 pattern smock please?

    Many thanks,
    Andy
     
  2. Anyone any idea please?
     
  3. Try the fecker on.
     
  4. Helpful bunch aren't you?
     
  5. 170/90
     
  6. General Melchett

    General Melchett LE Moderator

    I think it's up to 5'10" with a 40" chest.
     
  7. All forces kit comes in 3 sizes! Large, Extra Large and Let's all get into these Combats :)
     
  8. I have always found that issue kit comes in two sizes. Too big or too small.

    The QM always has one off those sizes in stock.
     
  9. Yorkie - there used to be a chart on the internet that listed all the old sizes vs 'real' sizes. Deuced if I can find now though.

    Edit: Found a pic of a smock online, size 8 with NATO size 8090/0010, so probably 180-190, Chest 100-110 or 5'11"-6'3" with chest 40"-44".
     
  10. Size 8 is 8090 0010, or 190 110. Thats 5ft 11 to 6ft 2 tall with a 39 to 42 chest. Next question please. I have a list of all the old sizes for 60 and 68 pattern smocks, I really do need to get out more!!!!!!!
     
  11. Thanks for the replies,the helpul ones that is!
     
  12. If you need a hood for it the correct size would be a size 2. They came in two sizes, size1 was for smock sizes 1, 2, 4, 5 and 7. Size 2 was for smock size 3, 6, 8 and 9.
     
  13. Size 1 5ft3 to 5ft 6 chest 34 to 36 6070 8595
    2 same height chest 37 to 39 6070 9505
    3 same height chest 40 to 43 6070 0515
    Size 4 5ft 7 to 5ft 10 chest 34 to 36 7080 8595
    size 5 same height chest 37 to 39 7080 9505
    6 same height chest 40 to 43 7080 0515 or sometimes 7080 0510
    7 5ft 11 to 6ft2 chest 36 to 38 8090 9000
    8 same height chest 39 to 42 8090 0010
    9 same height chest 43 to 46 8090 1020.

    Hoods were size 1 for smocks size 1, 2, 4, 5, and 7.
    Size 2 for smocks size 3, 6, 8 and 9,

    I believe that there were also cadet sizes where the size started with a zero ie size 01 5060 8595 please feel free to correct me if there are any errors here, and yes, I know I need to get a life!!!!!.
     
  14. 'It fits where it touches' :x