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About Swiss-Link Italian Wool Army Blanket

Closeouts. The Swiss-Link Italian wool army blanket is crafted of thick, 100% wool for warmth and durability other fibers simply can't deliver.

  • Great for camping, hunting and home use
  • Heavyweight wool is extremely warm and durable
  • Dimensions: 73x65"
  • Material: Wool
  • Care: Dry clean
  • Made in Italy
  • These blankets may smell heavily of naphthalene due to their storage with mothballs. The blankets have not been chemically treated. Normally, this penetrating odor can be eliminated with two cleanings or simply by airing it out in an open area.


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4.159420 5 Overall Rating: 4.2 Based on 69 reviews

Most Helpful 5-Star Review

Reviewed by luv2shop from Midwest on Friday, March 11, 2011
I am very happy with the quality of these blankets. Bought 2 to keep for emergencies in each car. Very large & thick. Yes they had a horrible odor upon arrival. DO NOT OPEN THE SHIPPING BOX IN THE HOUSE!! I opened the box upon arrival outside on my deck. The smell was like everyone else has said.... Read More
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  • Reviewed by Joey Bonzi from St.Louis, MI on Monday, June 27, 2011
    Love the weight and muted color. Super price for all wool...no blend. I have read the complains about odor. I have a deviated septem and can't smell the moth balls; however, I have noticed the air taste funny. Buy several... you will be glad.
    • Best Uses: Winter
    • Cons: Difficult to Clean
    • Describe Yourself: Midrange Shopper
    • Pros: Attractive Design, Comfortable, Warm
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by MD-Thoms from Vancouver, BC on Thursday, March 31, 2011
    I bought three of these blankets. Some for camping and others for hydrotherapy treatments such as a Sitz Bath where the person is sitting in a chair with their feet in a container of hot water. The body of the person is then wrapped up in a sheet then the wool blanket to make the person sweat. This and many more treatments can be found in this excellent resource book called, "The Natural Remedies Encyclopedia".

    The moth ball smell was very strong and nauseating. We found the best way to get the odour out is to wash the blackets twice one with soap then again with baking soda on gentle cycle. You can put them in the dryer on low for a bit and then they need outdoor exposure to the sun for the day. Hope this helps.
    • Best Uses: Cooler times treatments
    • Cons: Wool still itchy
    • Describe Yourself: Midrange Shopper
    • Pros: Durabilty and warmth
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Greg from Flagstaff, AZ on Saturday, March 26, 2011
    Blankets were $10 more expensive per blanket than I bought at [...] (same exact blanket)
    • Best Uses: Year-round
    • Cons: One had small stain on it
    • Describe Yourself: Midrange Shopper
    • Pros: Comfortable
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Snuggles from Montreal, QC on Tuesday, March 22, 2011
    My girlfriend doesn't want it in the apartment, but once I get the smell out I'm sure she'll be swayed. Quality like this,at this price,is worth a little effort!
    • Describe Yourself: Budget Shopper
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by highlander from mound mn on Friday, March 18, 2011
    hard to find at this price

    will get years of use and will be handed down.

    Great value!
    • Best Uses: Spring/Fall, Winter
    • Describe Yourself: High-end Shopper

Question & Answer

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  • “Are they new or used?”
    Asked by Sal from Philly on 1/13/2011 12:00:00 AM
    • All of our items are new items that are closeouts or overstock items.
      Answered on 1/17/2011 12:00:00 AM by Customer Care from Sierra Trading Post
    • New. They've been stored in mothballs so they need to be washed prior to use. I washed twice to get odor out (and dried on fence outside).
      Answered on 1/17/2011 12:00:00 AM by Vintage trailer lady from Santa Ynez, CA
    • Mine was new. I know that there is a combination of them out there ranging from new to used in great condition. Most places that I have seen them for sale usually list them as new or used.
      Answered on 1/28/2011 12:00:00 AM by Nick Stone from Central Kentucky
    • New, from old stock... thus the mothball smell.
      Answered on 2/14/2011 12:00:00 AM by ohski from MO
  • “what size is the blanket”
    Asked by Anonymous from Unknown on 11/7/2010 12:00:00 AM
    • This blanket is 73x65".
      Answered on 11/10/2010 12:00:00 AM by Customer Care from Sierra Trading Post
  • “Is this a woven wool blanket? If not, how is it manufactured?”
    Asked by Karen from Oneonta,Alabama on 11/3/2010 12:00:00 AM
    • Yes this is a woven blanket.
      Answered on 11/17/2010 12:00:00 AM by KDL from Colorado
  • “What is the weight of this blanket?”
    Asked by yogidug from Lexington, KY on 10/23/2010 12:00:00 AM
    • In the 7 lb range....
      Answered on 11/24/2010 12:00:00 AM by Mothballed from Philly

About Swiss-Link

Located in Northern California, the Swiss-Link military surplus company has been tracking down great deals on camouflage uniforms, military outerwear, camping gear, survival gear, footwear and many other outstanding products for more than two decades. Swiss-Link military clothing and gear is the real deal, offering excellent quality at an equally excellent value. Whether you’re in the market for a rugged desert camo jacket, MREs for backpacking or a set of jerry cans for your SUV, Swiss-Link is your go-to source for great deals on a wide variety of military surplus products.