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B.O.A.C. Pattern Life Jacket

B.O.A.C. Pattern Life Jacket

Code: SOLD-909

SOLD

By Beaufort Air-Sea Equipment Ltd. Mark. 5C, dated June 1970. Vintage British Overseas Airways Corporation passenger life jacket in orange proofed nylon. Simple over the head 'bib' design with webbing tapes to tie around the body. Printed with user instructions in English, French & Spanish. Complete with CO2 cylinder and pull knob (cylinder assumed to be primed and ready to use and would appear to the be the same/similar type used in the Frankenstein MK.4 RAF mae wests); oral inflation tube/valve; Beaufort marked distress/location whistle and original packaging/storage bag. Excellent unused condition with storage soiling/wear only. BOAC merged with British European Airways (BEA) to become British Airways in 1974. Stock code M18300.