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Italian Wool Blankets
« on: October 24, 2012, 06:35:32 PM »
Check out these new Italian Army wool blankets! They're in stock but only in limited quantities. They are made of 100% high-quality wool and come brand new. Brown with cream colored stripes, these cool looking blankets will keep you warm in the coldest weather. They do have the moth ball odor which goes away after airing them out.

If you are looking for a nice blanket to build a bedroll around, here you go.

These are a high quality blanket, I'd guestimate they weigh around 4 1/2 lbs and the approximate size is 81" X 62"  (there will be some slight variation.

$45 plus shipping



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Re: Italian Wool Balnkets
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2012, 06:40:14 PM »
I thought those binkys were gone forever :-\.   I want one.
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« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2012, 07:53:22 PM »
I've got one of those. Those things are sweet!
I originally bought it to make a capota out if, but I just couldn't bring myself to cut it up. I glad I didn't ;)
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Re: Italian Wool Balnkets
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2012, 08:53:19 AM »
Ahhhhhh, the authentic moth ball smell? How lovely! :)

Anyone who needs to deal with this... don't do a dry cleaner. Actually made it worse on mine. Just hang it outside for a couple weeks, or so... Then just stick it in your house, opened and let it take in some of the house smell. Mine was really stinky, so it took awhile.
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« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2012, 12:55:47 PM »
I left mine hung outside for quite awhile. It got rained on several times, snowed on many, many times and froze and thawed many times as well.
It was out of any direct sun, so it didn't bleach. Finally, after a few months, the smell was gone. I knew that I didn't want to wash it, so I just let nature take care of it for me ;)
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Re: Italian Wool Balnkets
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2012, 01:06:06 PM »
I thought those binkys were gone forever :-\.   I want one.

I thought the same as well. I got four of these and the only ones I've seen are the new copies that are 80% wool. People better jump on these while you can.
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Re: Italian Wool Blankets
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2012, 12:26:12 PM »
how many are left? Don't need an actually number just a general idea
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Re: Italian Wool Blankets
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2012, 01:31:14 PM »
how many are left? Don't need an actually number just a general idea

More than you would want to carry on an extended hike and fewer than you would want if stranded in an ice cave during a blizzard.  ;) 
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Re: Italian Wool Blankets
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2012, 01:34:42 PM »
Edited for discretion.
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Re: Italian Wool Blankets
« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2012, 01:50:41 PM »
 You'll need one Italian surplus blanket for that capote project Max
 

If you want I can send you the link to that other place where the pattern passaround happened, it has a bunch of pictures that would really be all you need to reverse engineer it.

But I won't post it here and would appreciate it if no one else did either for reasons we don't need to go into. 

You might also ask upthecreek, I think he may have had that pattern in hand at one time.
 
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Re: Italian Wool Blankets
« Reply #10 on: November 05, 2012, 02:13:46 PM »
Understood.  We can wipe the slate clean here.  I'll get with UTC.
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Re: Italian Wool Blankets
« Reply #11 on: November 05, 2012, 04:01:41 PM »
Understood.  We can wipe the slate clean here.  I'll get with UTC.

Thanks for understanding Tony. 
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Re: Italian Wool Blankets
« Reply #12 on: December 04, 2012, 06:17:48 AM »
If there's any left after the holidays I want one. My$$acct got hacked so I'm drained of all funds before the holidays, nice huh? Lol. Good thing I like to tinker n make things for folks

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Re: Italian Wool Blankets
« Reply #13 on: December 23, 2012, 05:15:29 PM »
Same here, do you still have some left?
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Re: Italian Wool Blankets
« Reply #14 on: December 23, 2012, 05:24:19 PM »
Same here, do you still have some left?

I currently have one left and can get more with a 7-10 day lead time.
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Re: Italian Wool Blankets
« Reply #15 on: November 01, 2013, 07:35:24 PM »
It being fall I just put in an order for some more wool blankets. The price for these will be $45.00 each plus shipping.  See details in the first post.

I will also have a second wool blanket offering.  More details on that in a separate thread soon.  Both will be in stock next week.
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Re: Italian Wool Blankets
« Reply #16 on: November 06, 2013, 05:25:24 PM »
The Italian wool blankets are now in stock and I am accepting orders.

Thank you
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Re: Italian Wool Blankets
« Reply #17 on: November 19, 2013, 07:52:16 AM »
It's starting to get cold outside, time for the wool blankets.

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Re: Italian Wool Blankets
« Reply #18 on: December 28, 2013, 11:17:49 AM »
Do you still have some of these available?  If so I will take one.

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Re: Italian Wool Blankets
« Reply #19 on: December 28, 2013, 12:47:54 PM »
Do you still have some of these available?  If so I will take one.

I'm afraid those were all sold during my Thanksgiving Sale. 

However I happen to have one brand new, never used USGI 100% wool blanket Made in the USA with U.S. Stamped on blanket in black lettering. Approx Dimensions: 62 inches x 80 inches.



This is out of my "private stash" but I'll make it available for the same price as the Italian blanket, $45.00 plus shipping.

You have dibs. 

If you don't want it. it will be available to the first "I'll take it" posted.

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Re: Italian Wool Blankets
« Reply #20 on: December 28, 2013, 01:36:57 PM »
Yeah I'll take one of those. If you don't mind selling one from your stash.

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Re: Italian Wool Blankets
« Reply #21 on: December 28, 2013, 01:44:35 PM »
Yeah I'll take one of those. If you don't mind selling one from your stash.

I don't mind at all, my stash is pretty big  8) , PM sent.

Thank you.
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« Reply #22 on: December 28, 2013, 07:33:36 PM »
Yeah I'll take one of those. If you don't mind selling one from your stash.

I don't mind at all, my stash is pretty big  8) , PM sent.

Thank you.


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