Lot 1197    

WWII Flight Jacket from the Air Corps,
2004, Fall Historic Americana / Dec 2-3
commonly called a bomber's jacket. Sheep skin leather with fleece on interior single leather pocket on right side, brass zipper front and leather belt on lower margin of rear and double leather belt straps at collar. Painted 7th Air Corp insignia on left shoulder, owner's name Stern on tab of right shoulder, rear painted in red, black and yellow with kneeling nude redhead, wearing sun glasses with inscription Doc Said All I Needed Was Glasses and painted names of the various islands and Japanese cities bombed including Nagasaki, Omuta, Truk, Marcus and others. This type of jacket was typically worn by high altitude bomber crews, not fighter pilots.

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Obviously worn but leather is still quite supple, VG.
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