German Luftwaffe Pilot Leather Flying Jacket WWII
WWII Luftwaffe fighter pilot leather jacket aka cyclist jacket. French made, circa 1938-40. Hauptmann (Captain) shoulder boards with yellow aircrew piping. Metal waist buckle. Waist pulling tabs. Zippers made by "ECLAIR". Bakelite buttons on cuffs. Light wear on collar and cuffs. Light blue wool and cotton lining (worn in places). Accessories aren't included. Very rare item with a wonderful patina. This is the exact type that can be seen on numerous period photos of WWII German fighter pilots.
Shoulders 44 cm Chest 50 cm Sleeves 58 cm Length 54 cm
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