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eMedals-1933 Pattern RAF Straight Zip Flying Gloves (Gauntlet-Style)

Item: GB4494

1933 Pattern RAF Straight Zip Flying Gloves (Gauntlet-Style)

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1933 Pattern RAF Straight Zip Flying Gloves (Gauntlet-Style)

1933 Pattern RAF Straight Zip Flying Gloves (Gauntlet-Style);  Supple reddish-brown leather exterior, zig zag stitching at the wrist with an underlying elastic sewn on the inside at the wrist for a snug fit, in size 8, brass zipper running from the wrist to the end of the glove at the mid-forearm, each brass zipper tab marked "LIGHTNING", leather pull tabs attached to each brass zipper tab, each leather tab marked "8/2", inside lined in tan leather from the wrist to the mid-forearm, the hands lined in sheepskin, each glove stamped in black ink with the Air Ministry King's Crown and "A.M." (Air Ministry), along with being named with the initials of the owner in black ink "J.R.L." in a rectangle, the left glove stamped in black ink "A.I.D.D. 23", "B5194/39" and dated 1939", the right glove stamped in black ink "B134694/40" and dated "1940", the gloves measuring 170 mm wide at the open end x 400 mm in length, intact stitching, the leather remaining supple, functioning zippers, scattered scuffs on the exterior and light wear overall from active use, near extremely fine.
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