Return to Gallery


R.A.F. 1941 Pattern Mae West


Stores ref. 22c/447. Size medium. The cloth is in very good condition other than a small hole close to the seam at the top of garment (see photos) and some fading/staining The Mae West retains all the leg straps, grab handles, tying tapes, buttons, inflation lever flap, skull cap/heliograph pocket, flotation lamp pocket in an unusual grey coloured canvas, fluorescene flap and strap, lifeline and toggle. Good original A.M. marked zip. Fully labelled with WD broad arrow markings. Named to Sgt. H Bimpson who, according to the previous owner, had something to do with the de Havilland aircraft company. A very good used example. Stock code MW15843.