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An Irvin Flying Jacket, in very good little worn condition, a good wearable jacket and well made, leather in in good condition as the sheepskin fleece,no rips or tears in a size 40.
An original CBI pilot, A2 Jacket named to the first pilot to complete 50 missions over the "Hump" Elmer Eberhardt. (documented see more images on item 51279)
A good condition all original A2 by Pouskeepsie, size 40, leather is in great supple condition with no rips or tears, usual wear on the collars (see images) Waist band and cuffs have some wear but are complete.
Hand painted patch on the left front depicts a Boxcar which the aircraft C54 was known. Blood Chits have been removed from the back of the jacket which has the stitch marks, name tag above patch.
Elmer was a C54 Pilot with the 316th Troop Carrier Group based in India from January 1943 until March 1944.
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