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USAAF AN6519-1 life-Preserver


Code: MW21314

Vest, Pneumatic Life, Type AN6519-1.  By United States Rubber Co. Ltd.  Date of manufacture, June 23 1945. The material is in excellent flexible condition and reasonably clean on the front bar some marks on the upper neck section.  The back is a bit grubbier and faintly stencilled with a name. The 'sides' retain much deeper colour and the dye marker pack remains in place.  The vest retains the securing straps, all of which are in very good condition.  Also has both CO2 bottle holders complete with screw-on covers and pull-strings. The inflation tubes/valves are present and in good overall condition. Has various AAF stamps/inspection marks and later inspection dates.  Procured for use by the AAF and USN.  A  very good example. Stock code MW21314.