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U.S.A.A.F. A-9 Flying Gauntlets/Gunners Mitts

Size small. Seal brown pigskin leather outer shell with shaggy lamb shearling linings. The leather is in very good condition showing only light use, wear and rubbing. All fully supple. The linings are in very good condition apart from the cuff area where there is some fairly minor wear/moulting. Both gloves are labelled with AAF markings and 1942 contract date. The A-9 was in use throughout the war but an improved version, the A-9A was standardized in April 1944. Good '+' used overall. Stock code GA14884.