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USAAF / USN AN6513-1A QAC Parachute Harness

USAAF / USN AN6513-1A QAC Parachute Harness

Code: SOLD-1464

SOLD
By Reliance Mfg. Co. Part No. AN68642-1 ALT2'. Quick attachable chest type parachute harness. White webbing harness with a central black fleck. Fitted with the early 'dog-clip' style fastenings rather than the later quick-release box. Complete with correct horsehair filled backpad/cushion. The harness is clearly marked and dated 'MAR 26 1943'. This type of harness was worn extensively by ball-turret, tail and waist gunners who stowed their packs within the aircraft and clipped them on when required. These are technically Group 1 'Red' with metal loops on the harness. The corresponding packs has snap-hooks which engaged these metal loops. Pack shown in photos 9 and 10 for illustrative purposes only and not included in this sale. It is however, listed separately. Very good clean condition throughout. Stock code S19059.