RAF Observer type parachute pack

RAF Observer type parachute pack

Code: S27541

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Manufactured by Irving Air Chute of G.B. Ltd.  Stores reference 15A/156 (pack alone).  Post WW2 two point quick connector chest pack.  Attaches to the Observer type harness by the engagement of a pair of steel loops with a pair of hooded snap-hooks located on the chest.  This example is manufactured in the usual sandy coloured plain weave duck canvas.  It is complete with all the webbing grab handles, rip-cord flap and rip-cord handle housing.  With clear Irvin label marked 'PACK TYPE C, MK.2, Date of Manf. 13 Jun. 1968'.  The pack is in excellent condition.  It comes as shown without canopy, ripcord/handle, bungees or metalwork.  Although a post WW2 issue pack these are still difficult to find and would make an excellent display piece in lieu of a wartime example.  Stock code S27541.