1944 AN-6552 Navy Pilot Leather Flight Jacket Size 38
Vintage 1944 contract US Navy AN-6552 leather flight jacket, made by WILLIS & GEIGER. Goat skin, two front patch pockets, one inner pocket, original knitted waist and cuffs. Mouton fur collar. Original blackened brass zipper by TALON. US size 38 (Euro 48). Very good condition, lightly worn. The AN-6552 flying jacket should have been the A-2 type successor in the AN (Army Navy) project as part of an effort to expedite mass production but in the end it has only been issued to the US Navy.
Dimensions with jacket laying flat and closed:
Shoulders 49 cm
Chest 53 cm
Length 63 cm
Sleeves 60 cm
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