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Great Britain:WW2 USAAF/RAF, RARE 3 PIECE ANTI-FLAK ARMOUR VEST MANUFACTURED BY WILKINSON SWORD UNDER CONTRACT TO COLONEL GROW, FLIGHT SURGEON IN CHARGE 8TH USAAF. Overlapping steel plates wrapped in heavy khaki canvas. All straps & emergency release present. Designed for door gunners & also tested by RAF flying American built as in costal command. Combat used but unpopular due to weight. This is a complete & very nice example w/ service wear only. A rare piece of flight equipment, refer p132-133 RAF v Luftwaffe by Producer p 160-161 gear up by Maguire. A rare opportunity. Bidder please be aware that this piece is very heavy (12kg) RAF (AM) marked. Grade II+ (P)
 SOLD at A$1100