Vintage Eastman A-2 Jacket with Hand Painted 5th Bomb Group Insignia Lightly Worn Size 40

Vintage Eastman A-2 Jacket with Hand Painted 5th Bomb Group Insignia Lightly Worn Size 40

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ARTIFACT: Vintage Eastman Leather Company A-2 leather jacket size 40. The jacket displays a painted 5th Bomb Squadron insignia depicting a skull with golden wings, below which reads: "KIAI O KALEWA". The inside liner is cotton with exceptional detail and stamped markings that resemble the A2's original look. Eastman is a well-known maker of high quality and historically accurate reproductions. The tag inside reads: "TYPE A-2 DEG.NO. 30-1415 CONT. NO W535 AC-23373 EASTMAN LEATHER CLO. PROPERTY AIR FORCES U.S. ARMY 40"

VINTAGE: Circa 1980's

SIZE: Size 40. Approximately 23" from armpit to armpit; 26" length from collar to hem (on reverse); 25" from shoulder seam to cuff; 18 ??" between shoulders

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Leather, cotton, wool, paint, metal.



ITEM NOTES: This is from a vintage A-2 collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay CON-JST-20-15 LGGEX3/15 psLHJEX09/16 ps2LHAEX07/25/22

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): Jacket shows only minor wear, the painted details remain fully intact, the leather is soft and supple.

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