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    Collection of Early Aviation Flight Suits and Equipment. An interesting and diverse assortment of flight clothing including a French Hauser Type 10 flight suit in khaki cotton cloth, zipper front, with two leg snap pockets and two chest snap pockets, with Paris manufacturer's tag, one leg zipper missing, light storage stains, else in nearly unused condition; German possibly pre-WWII flight suit manufactured by Karl Heisler, Berlin, summer weight cotton, zip front with leather pull tabs, numerous zippered pockets, one small contemporary repair on the leg, storage staining, else in very good condition; early unmarked brown leather flying helmet, cloth lined, snap ear flaps, loops in back to hold goggles, chinstrap present, leather scuffed, else very good; pair of French brown leather flying boots, marked "Airaile", Boulogne, side zippers with top snap, leather soles, European size 44, light storage wear, else very good; French pre-WWII parachute, 14" x 20", packed into a canvas and leather bag, all straps appear to be present, very good; and a Type B-4 (AN6519-1) Army Air Force pneumatic life vest, dated November 1944, complete with all straps in the original storage bag, very good. All items are contained in a green canvas over wood trunk measuring 27.5" x 12" with "Pilote Bardin Georges" stenciled in white on the front. All latches are present and functioning.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2008
    25th Tuesday
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