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WWII Era U.S. Army Air Forces Uniform with Hensoldt Wetzlar Binoculars

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Dress uniform jacket insignia: epaulettes: Captain bars; lapels: U.S. Army Air Forces Officer pinbacks; chest: 3 Place Ribbon Bar (WWII Victory Ribbon/Asiatic-Pacific Campaign with star/American Campaign); left sleeve: U.S. Army Air Forces shoulder patch, Overseas War Service chevrons (18 mos.)

Type Military
Brand Saks Fifth Avenue, Biltrite, Hillsdale Mfg. Co., Hensoldt Wetzlar, Jackson Raymond Co., L. Fiorentino, Pogue’s, Shirt Makers Guild, Luxenberg
Materials Leather, Wool, Cotton, Gabardine
Period 1940s, Vintage
Origin United States, Germany
Form Type Male
Accessories Hats, Boots, Binoculars
Additional Information Includes Hensoldt Wetzlar 7×50 Marine binoculars (serial# 739145) with case.
  • Secondhand clothing, handbags and accessories may retain minor imperfections throughout including residual scent from storage and age. May require professional cleaning. Any measurements provided are approximate.

Condition

- Hensoldt Wetzlar binoculars: dehydration to case leather with areas of red rot; torn and partially detached case strap; lenses functional; flaking, peeling and cracking to banding; unable to adjust lens focus or facial width.
- garments: fabric aging and wear; thread frays; spot stains.
- field jacket: combat staining; variant discoloration; abrasion and tears along edges; missing zipper pull.
- dress uniform: scattered moth damage; split lining seams at jacket armscyes.
- combat boots: dehydration to leather; split seams at the counters; partially detached collars; soiling to insoles with affixed bandage strips; soiling and deterioration to outsoles.

Dimensions

1.0" W x 1.0" H x 1.0" D

- field jacket: size 36R.
- L. Fiorentino bespoke dress uniform shirt: 40" chest, 29" center back length.
- L. Fiorentino bespoke dress uniform trousers: 28" waist, 30" inseam.
- L. Fiorentino bespoke dress uniform jacket: 38" chest, 29.5" center back length.
- Luxenberg for Saks Fifth Avenue dress uniform Officer’s cap: size 7.
- one Biltrite combat boot: 4.25" width at the ball, 8" height, 11.5" outsole length.
- dress uniform, additional shirts, field jacket, Garrison cap, dress uniform cap, combat boots and binoculars.
- ten items.

Item #

ITMGC27663

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