Korean War 1951 US Air Force B-4 Mae-West Life Preserver
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Korean War 1951 US Air Force B-4 Mae-West Life Preserver


Regulation B-5 life preserver vest aka "Mae-West", US Air Force issue. Dated  December 1951, made by Willis & Geiger. Complete with all its straps, trigger and emergency inflation devices, shark chaser and dye marker pouches, US Air Force whistle. Typical equipment of F-86 Sabre pilots in Korea. Outstanding condition.

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