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WW2 USAAF Flak Vest

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    This has been in my attic for 25 years!
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    Nice vest, in good shape and has both parts!

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    Cheers Ben.

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    Is it of Wilkinson manufacture ? or a proper State side one ?

    Gary J.

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    I have no Idea Gary, there are no markings/stamps at all.

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    That is a real nice piece of flight gear.

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    I think this one is an RAF one but I'm sure somebody will confirm that as I might be wrong.
    Still it's a nice straight looking one and an item that's getting harder and harder to get hold of.

    Andy

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    Its a very nice piece , I doubt its WW2 as it has no markings , but thats not meaning to denigrate from it at all is very nice

    Nothing wrong with it at all its just post war period manufacture thus not stamped .

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    Thanks for the replies Guy's never knew the RAF used them! For how long after the war were they manufactured?
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