1957 US Navy Mark 2 MK-II Life Preserver
1957 VA-822 Skyraider squadron issued US Navy / USMC pilots and aircrews Mark 2 life vest, made of coated yellow nylon cloth, 2nd pattern with the "Dye-Marker" and "Shark-Repellent" pockets, extra pockets for flares (all empty). Made by SWITLIK. Dated Oct 1957. Signal lamp is included. Rare item, especially in this kind of condition, perfect for an A-1 Skyraider pilot display. Used in the early years of Vietnam war before being replaced by the Mk-3C flotation belt.
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