Near Mint Late 1940s USAAF Type L-1 Flight Suit Size Med Reg
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Near Mint Late 1940s USAAF Type L-1 Flight Suit Size Med Reg

Code: afuh30001l


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a mint, mint, mint late 1940s United States Army Air Forces L-1 flight suit. It is in a lightweight olive cotton with a USAF logo iron-on decal at the shoulder. It is size medium regular, and has a main zipper with a leather pull, six zippered pockets and zippered vents at the pant cuffs. It was manufactured by L. W. Sportswear.

VINTAGE: Circa late 1940s.

SIZE: Medium Regular: approximately 19-1/2" from armpit to armpit; 60" length from center of back collar to pant cuff; 17-3/4" from shoulder to shoulder along back; 24" from shoulder seam to end of cuff; 30-1/2" inseam.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Lightweight gabardine wool, twill, metal zippers, leather zipper pull (on main zipper), leather hanger, resin buttons.

ATTACHMENT: Zipper, zippers at pant cuffs and on pockets, buttons at arm cuffs and at waist.

MARKINGS: SUIT, FLYING, LIGHT TYPE L-1 - SPEC. MIL-S-5390 USAF PART NO. 5083732-6 SIZE MEDIUM REG. ORDER NO. AF 12666 - STOCK NO. 8300-784880 L.W. FASTER SPORTSWEAR, CO. INC. U.S. PROPERTY on label; CONMAR on zipper.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Air Force collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAJJX12 LBDEX6/12

CONDITION: 9 (Excellent-Near Mint): The suit is near mint.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.