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USN G-1 flying jacket, c.1950s, S46

USN G-1 flying jacket, c.1950s, S46

Code: J25024

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Bureau of Aeronautics, U.S.N. Flight Jacket, Intermediate, G-1.  By Cagleco Sportswear.  Size 46.  Physically measures approximately 48 ".  This is from their contract, N383-28657A, Specification MIL-J-7823(AER) dating from the mid to late 1950s.  It is manufactured in seal brown goatskin with matching rayon/nylon lining.  The leather is in excellent condition, strong and clean without damage or wear.  The knitted cuffs and waistband have a few small repairs but are very good and the dark brown natural mouton fur collar with buttoned closure strap is superb.  The original Conmar zip is fully functional and the lining undamaged and complete with leather hanger and label.   USN stencil to rear of collar.  A fabulous vintage jacket in a good size.  As good as you could hope to find.  Stock code J25024.

Approximate size : pit to pit 48", centre of pit to waist 65", centre of pit to cuff 20", shoulder to cuff 27", collar/neck seam to waist 26".