USA A2 JACKET, MILITARY AIR TRANSPORT COMMAND.
A good A2 jacket, size 38, by the rare maker of Cooper. The jacket is generally in good condition, has not been leather fed, all the leather is good and strong, dry on the surface. ‘Cooper Sportswear Manufacturing Company, Newark New Jersey’ label to the upper inner lining area. Name tag reads ‘J.M.Smolev’ complete with a beautifully embroidered 11cms circumference Military Air Transport Command, Major stars in silver covered leather stitched to square patches to each epaulette. The bottom band and the cuffs are excellent replacements, some wear to the collar. The original Conmar zip in place and working correctly, this is an unusual maker for zips, normally A2 jackets are fitted with Talon zips but this reflects the rarity of the maker of this jacket. These Military Air Transport jackets were normally worn by pilots flying between India and China to keep the Nationalist Chinese supplied and they were known as the Hunp Pilots.
Code: 68855 Price: 850.00 GBP