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USAAF A-4 QAC Parachute Harness

USAAF A-4 QAC Parachute Harness

Code: SOLD-1484

SOLD
Manufactured by the Switlik Parachute Co. Group 2 'Yellow' . Quick attachable chest type parachute harness. White webbing harness copied from the British RAF Irvin type and with a similar quick-release box. This incorporates a simple modification in the form of a spring clip 'key' which when used prevented the wearer from accidentally pressing the release plate. The harness has two bright yellow patches sewn to the upper straps to signify that this harness has a pair of hooded snap-hooks located on the chest The corresponding pack has two steel loops attached to the back. Group 1 'Red' harnesses had steel loops on the harness and hooks on the pack. Complete with correct backpad/cushion with centrally positioned zip fastener. The harness is clearly marked with manufacturer details and January 1945 date. Pack shown in photos 9 and 10 are for illustrative purposes only and not included in this sale. It is however, listed separately. Excellent clean condition throughout. Stock code S19057.