Help Id WWII jacket

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Help Id WWII jacket

Post by RCASSIN » Sat Oct 09, 2021 6:45 pm

Hi all, Can someone decipher this label?, mainly the date it was manufactured. Thanks
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2000 USMC Kawasaki KLR 650
42 WLA Harley
41 600 Zundapp
41 M-20 BSA
76 Condor
42 Diamond T Halftrack
42 Scout car


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Re: Help Id WWII jacket

Post by AZ Jeff » Sat Oct 09, 2021 8:17 pm

Aftermarket copy is my guess. The quilted type lining is the first giveaway. Should be alpaca. "Army Air Forces Type"... Nope. By 1948 it was an Air Force jacket. Early surplus store copies of the WW2 stuff were good quality but rarely had the same lining material.

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Re: Help Id WWII jacket

Post by RCASSIN » Sun Oct 10, 2021 5:40 am

Thanks...
2000 USMC Kawasaki KLR 650
42 WLA Harley
41 600 Zundapp
41 M-20 BSA
76 Condor
42 Diamond T Halftrack
42 Scout car


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