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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SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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WE ARE OUT OF THE OFFICE WITH NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES!!!... We are now OUT OF THE OFFICE for about THREE WEEKS, Leaving Saturday September 4th, On The Road WITH LITTLE OR NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES until our Return to the Office From our Travels to the ASMIC National & MAX Shows on Monday September 27th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts to add to your collection here, and Please Note that we will be OUT OF THE OFFICE, from Saturday 9/4/21 through Sunday 9/26/21, and We will be UNABLE TO SHIP, until our return the Office on Monday 9/27/21, at which time we will resume NORMAL SHIPPING CAPABILITIES. But, during our time away, we will be happy to accept any orders and get the ordered artifacts marked as SOLD right away.
Thank you, Ron & Kana


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.