It’s not surplus. It’s new-made to the same standards as the originals, so no stink. What I like about it is that there’s no velcro. I hate velcro. And the fact that, being heavy canvas, it’s pretty much designed to last forever. If it gets cruddy, just chuck it in the washing machine, air dry.
The wicked flee when none pursueth..." - Proverbs 28:1