Original WWII US Army Air Force Pilot A-2 Horsehide Jacket
US ARMY AIR FORCE pilot A-2 flying jacket, horsehide, USAAF regulation label ref W-535-AC-27753 matching Cable Raincoat Co. US size 40. "B&T 1" inspection stamp as usually found on this maker, que l'on retrouve souvent sur ce fabricant. Original working CONMAR zipper. Knitted cuffs have been restored. Some repairs on the rib knit waistband. Some small paint splatters. A very nice A-2 jacket, with a more comfortable fit which makes it easier to dress a mannequin display. Accessories aren't included.
Measures taken with jacket laying flat:
Shoulders 44 cm
Sleeves 63 cm
Chest 54 cm
Length 62 cm
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