USAAF B-4 / AN6519-1 Lifevest
By The New York Rubber Corp. Date of manufacture is March 1945. The material is in reasonable condition although grubby and has stiffened a bit, particularly at the edges which also have some fraying and wear. See the photos for details. It retains the securing straps but one may have been partially replaced and the virtical strap is not attached to the upper ring (see photos). Both CO2 bottle holders remain complete with screw-on covers and pull-strings. Both inflation tubes/valves are present and in good condition. Has various AAF stamps/inspection marks. Also stencilled 'Return to M.R.C. Mallard'. Fair ++ used condition. Stock code MW20231.