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1940 dated sheepskin coat: Is this British?

Article about: I have a 1940 dated sheepskin coat with various markings on, but one may be a rectangular stamp with W, arrow pointing up and then D. Did the British produce heavy sheepskin coats like this?

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    I have a 1940 dated sheepskin coat with various markings on, but one may be a rectangular stamp with W, arrow pointing up and then D. Did the British produce heavy sheepskin coats like this?.Click image for larger version. 

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    Hi gary, certainly british or commonwealth WD is for War Department mate. Not sure which Arm, Me thinks Royal Navy .Cheers Paul

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    Hi, that is a War Department stamp and I to would say that this is a Royal Navy jacket. Leon.
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