Standard 'Observer' harness for use with clip-on chest-type parachute packs. Manufactured by Irvin Air Chute Ltd. Ontario, Canada. Cream/white webbing with very high quality chromed 'hooks'. Has the 'sliced-off' QR box as fitted to most wartime Canadian manufactured harnesses. Fading date mark with a large 1 - 4? date stamp (January 4?). Also has manufacturer's marks within the rear cross straps. Fitted with a light khaki coloured canvas backpad (15A/191). The backpad is soiled/faded and three of the attachment studs have pulled away from their corresponding straps - see photos. The harness itself is in good condition bar some soiling and normal wear. Various Canadian issue stamps to harness and pad. Stock code M18886.