Rare Circa 1950 USAF Type K-2A Very Lightweight Flight Suit Size Medium Short
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Rare Circa 1950 USAF Type K-2A Very Lightweight Flight Suit Size Medium Short

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1950 United States Air Force Type K-2A very lightweight flight suit with a USAF shoulder decal, a purple tab on the chest and a leather clip on the left leg. The blue suit has several zippered pockets, one with a dual pencil sleeve, and was made by Great Lakes Garment Manufacturing Company. It is labeled a Size Medium Short (please see measurements below).

VINTAGE: Circa 1950 (early Korean War).

SIZE: Size Medium Short: approximately 21" from armpit to armpit; 56" length from collar to hem leg cuff; 23" from shoulder seam to wrist cuff; 19" between shoulders; 27" inseam.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nylon.

ATTACHMENT: Zipper with pull and zippered pockets; snaps at cuffs and waist.

MARKINGS: SUIT, FLYING, VERY LIGHT TYPE K-2A SPECIFICATION MIL-S-6269 SIZE MEDIUM SHORT DRAWING NO. 5183562 USAF STOCK NO, S/N 8310-785990-443 ORDER NO. AF 33/038/29353 GREAT LAKES GMT. MFG. CO. U.S.PROPERTY; CONMAR on zipper.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Korean War era United States Air Force flight suit collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VEJX13 LAFEX3/14 SLBCEX7/15 SLAGEX7/16 SeVBBCEX7/17

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The suit is in overall very fine condition; there is a frayed seam near the right waistline.

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