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Here is a genuine 20 year old Avirex A2 Leather Jacket in good condition, vintage aged and worn but not worn out. Leather is supple with no rips or tears, The two front pockets have functional slit pockets set behind them, it has been relined some years ago by Gary Eastman.
Size is small (American small is generous)
It was purchased in the USA for $399.00, still has the original labels and even the Avirex coat hanger.
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.
G1 Navy Flying Jacket by Irvin B Foster Sportswear. Vietnam era contract dated 1962. In used but good condition some service wear with Vietnam made HML-367 Hover Cover patch. Waist band is good the cuffs have some wear. Very wearable jacket in a size 42.
Also has a Vietnam made jacket patch for In March 1968, VMO-3 was re-designated HML-367 and it immediately began operations in direct support of ground combat units. Based at Hue and Phu Bai, the squadron flew the Bell UH1E Huey throughout I Corps in support of the 1st and 3rd Marine Divisions, the United States Army, and the Army of the Republic of Vietnam. In addition to the countless other missions flown they most notably supported Operations Medina, Fortress Ridge, Prairie Fire, Project Delta, Sparrow Hawk, Dewey Canyon, Apache Snow, Swift Saber and Lam Son 719.
In December 1969, HML-367 began flying the AH-1G Cobra, thus becoming the first operational "Cobra" Squadron in the Marine Corps. Soon after, all the squadron's Hueys were transferred to another squadron (HML-167) and replaced with the Bell AH-1G Cobra.
A near mint Enlisted Ike Jacket, badged with a superb Bullion Troop Carrier patch also a bullion Aircrew member on the right above medal ribbons and a radio operator patch on the right sleeve also in bullion. No moth, tailors label dated 1944 sized at 38R. This guy liked to look sharp.
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