Vintage B-11 1943 WW2 US Army Air Force Alpaca Lined Parka Coat Jacket Size 38. Condition is Used but Very Good. Introduced during WWII, the B-11 featured a wool blend lining, and a fur-lined hood for extreme weather conditions, a concern for Army soldiers. Made famous by Chuck Yeager wearing his B-11 parka in front of his airplane in the winter of 44'; Cockpit USA has replicated this classic style with the same weight and feel as the original, but with a great deal more intrinsic strength and wearability, making this a.
Durable, water-repellent nylon cotton sateen. Wool blend lining that replicates the warmth from the original alpaca.
Hood lined with mouton lambs fur in russet. Two-way zipper under a wind flap with button closure.
Interior drawcord at the waist. This is a regular fit jacket.
Proudly made in the USA. A stunning original 1943 issue WW2 US Army Air Forces USAAF Type B-11 alpaca lined flight parka with mouton fur hood & Conmar zipper. Made in USA by Sovereign MFG, Co. The label reads Size 38.
These parkas were traditionally worn oversized so please be guided by the exterior measurements to ensure the right fit. The item "Vintage B-11 1943 WW2 US Army Air Force Alpaca Lined Parka Coat Jacket Size 38" is in sale since Sunday, January 27, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Uniforms". The seller is "lisakaye632012" and is located in Perryville, Arkansas. This item can be shipped worldwide.