1940s WW2 Original Air Force US Army A-2 Leather Flight Jacket, Bomber Jacket. The left collar has an interesting eagle metal pin. The insignia on left sleeve for the Army Air Forces with the winged star is faded. The contract number puts the manufacturing date circa.
Just below the manufactures tag is a circular stamp on the liner that appears to be marked AN? Approximate Measurements: Shoulder to sleeve: 23" Shoulder to shoulder: 16.5" / Arm to arm pit: 19" / Waist width: 19" Front length: 20.5. An Estate find directly from WWII pilot's closet.
War gem, a wonderful addition to any period collection. In average condition with some distress and.
Flaws (see description and pictures). The leather is distressed on the neck, sleeves and body. (where it hung on a hanger) shows some signs of crackage/damage.Top of the collar at the bend has some cracking. And a ¼ chip missing out of the edge.
Several moth holes on cuffs and waist band. A couple stains inside inner. The zipper needs to be repaired/replaced if you intend to wear this jacket.
The zip broke half way up and several inches pulled away from the fabric. Note it is marked a size 38, a small by today's standards. Carefully examine the pictures to understand the condition and dimensions. Be sure that you are good with a SMALL size and the flaws mentioned. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Uniforms".The seller is "patrick9344" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.