USAAF electrically heated flying gloves

USAAF electrically heated flying gloves

Code: GA26461

RESERVED

By General Electric.  Size 8.  For use with the F-2 & F-3 electrically heated flying suits.  Developed between November 1942 & September 1943.  Seal brown leather 5-finger glove with a twin layer knitted wool lining containing the wiring & 2 press-stud connectors to fasten to the suits.  Elasticated insert at the wrist & single press-stud adjustment on the cuff.  The leather is beautifully soft & supple.  They are generally very clean and a good matched colour, bar a mark on the outer side of the right glove which is also a bit faded.  The linings are very good bar a few small holes.  Both labels have manufacturer's details and are marked 'Property Air Forces U.S. Army'.  A very good lightly used pair of these rare gloves.  Stock code GA26461.