RAF MK.3 Flying Jacket - 1960s
Overalls, Flying, Cold Weather MK.3 Jacket. Stores reference 22c/2577. Size 7 (Ht. 6'0" - 6'3", Wt. 176lbs. max.) 1968 dated. Early model of this popular jacket finished in typical 1960s blue-grey cotton (they soon changed to the more familiar olive drab). Short jacket with full zip front and buttoned 'windflap'; extended rear flap with strap that can be fastened between the legs; angled zipped front pockets, Velcro adjustable wristlets and epaulettes. A hood is stowed inside the collar and accessed via zip fastener. Minor fading and a small hole in the collar and upper right arm (see photos). Some wear at the cuffs and a small period patch repair at the base of the left front pocket zip. Evidence of badge removal. Good overall condition and sized for a tall slender person. Great jacket. Stock code J20218.