A parachute and a pilot's flight suit, World War II
International Military History from 1919 | A89r | Live auction | 900 Lots
DescriptionThe packed parachute in white silk in a labelled, green and orange rucksack in a green canvas carrying bag with press studs. Dated Showa 16 (1941). Acquired as a souvenir from a US soldier, whose name is handwritten on the bag. Comes with a pilot's flight suit in padded brown cotton, lined throughout with black cotton (bearing a white, printed fabric label), light brown wooden buttons and a zip, also at the ends of the legs. One breast pocket with a side opening, two hip pockets and two leg pockets with inverted pleats, a fabric belt at the waist. No cables or tubes. Tears and other areas of minor damage in places, signs of age.
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