NEW! US Army AAF WW2 AIRCREW AVIATOR KIT BAG REPRO for Flight Jacket etc
In four short years, the US Army Air Forces grew from a small air service to a mighty armada that swept the Luftwaffe from the skies, and was capable of projecting force on a global scale. AAF pilots of WW2 were issued the aviator’s kit bag to carry their flight jacket, helmet, oxygen mask, goggles, and other vital gear aboard the aircraft on missions. These were general purpose carrying bags used by aircrews and paratroopers to haul their uniforms and equipment. Original AAF WW2 aviator kit bags are rare today. The US Army AAF WW2 PILOT OD AVIATOR’S KIT BAG offered here is a good reproduction. It’s in MINT, unused condition, with absolutely no rips, holes, tears, or damage of any kind to the construction. It is stamped AVIATORS KIT BAG / AN 6505-1 / PROPERTY / U. GOVERNMENT at the right front much like the originals. This bag also feature two triple stamped TALON zip fasteners. These are reproduction examples as original zippers are hard to find. The bag comes with a nice touch. Each of these zips has a zip pull attached. Pilots often used zip pulls on equipment and clothing so they could comfortably get into and out of flight equipment even when wearing heavy cumbersome gloves. The tags on this bag features leather versions of a bomb tag and similarly a B17 aircraft manufacturers plate. The canvas is heavy number 8 100% cotton duck, custom dyed and finished to match original WWII olive drab (OD) shade 3 fabric. The webbing is shuttle loomed and yarn dyed, in the same widths and weaves as the WWII material. Markings are screened with water based ink and heat cured, and the Scovil snaps are the same zinc plated models used on jump uniforms. The bag is closed via two Solid brass Talon brand zippers. It has five pockets on the interior of the bag. Two large and three smaller pockets. The bag carries the traditional maker’s label under the dual snap closure flap at the middle top. So there it is, a beautiful example of a repro USAAF WW2 PILOT OD AVIATOR’S KIT BAG in New Condition. Plenty of room and availability for all your needs. It all adds up to a great piece of repro military aviation equipment and sporting classics. A 5 leather breast patch has been add to the bag. Created in the style of the day. This has been hand painted and hand stitched to the bag and adds a great feel of authenticity. 50cm L x 44cm H x 33 cm W. For customers in the U. On every fighting front you’ll have plenty of room to maneuver!! This many be useful for overseas customers. The item “NEW! US Army AAF WW2 AIRCREW AVIATOR KIT BAG REPRO for Flight Jacket etc” is in sale since Saturday, November 21, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\Other Militaria\Other Forces”. The seller is “a-2-art” and is located in Watford Hertfordshire. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Panama, Philippines, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Type: Personal Gear
- Conflict: World War II (1939-1945)
- Clothing Type: bag
- Service: Air Force
- Era: 1914-1945