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I picked up my 1st flight jacket for a good price and I wanted to make sure it’s WWII. Tag is missing. Does have talon zipper and two different types of stitching around the waist. There was a really nice Cisco scarf stuffed into the inside pocket. Also is the mannequin I have set up historically correct? Any help would be appreciated, need more pictures let me know.9E52A9EB-B236-47B2-B850-FA38FC86BC0D.jpeg.eb1e144377382b7e60a6d1c081512a28.jpeg2C6774B1-C3D8-47FE-8CB0-8077AA506E5B.jpeg.0211a30ca473072d066f31edf148b5a2.jpegE23C8369-B7F6-43F8-9D26-C5626F5918A4.jpeg.bcbd6a0e7a6ae5b8b3b6f3fa12af0f27.jpeg7697738A-8B2D-4FCE-9D59-92E8ADF6286A.jpeg.b746eccc881ad2a4e692f475a687ac39.jpeg95491C54-448D-4DBB-A938-26FAD25F82F4.jpeg.32f09cbfd69d3c1687eba9e792505ecc.jpeg

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It's a WW2 Navy M422a style flight jacket (or commercial version) which was made prior to the G-1....Put an officer's Navy or Marine Corps cap on the mannequin.....Bodes

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2 minutes ago, Bodes said:

It's a WW2 Navy M422a flight jacket which was made prior to the G-1....Put an officer's Navy or Marine Corps cap on the mannequin.....Bodes

Thank you for the confirmation! Ill be on the lookout for the right hat.

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11 minutes ago, zk4298militaria said:

Ok so you’re saying it’s not military issue? Ill be on the lookout for the right hat.

 

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He is saying I think it could be Government issue or commercially produced. Can you see a US or USN stencil on back side of the collar? Sometimes this was in black, gold or silver paint. Is there a rectangular stitch line in the collar lining near the collar where a tag once was? It looks to me to be typical of an early Government issue jacket with the correct maroon colored lining, although much of the lining has been repaired and replaced with a later brown color. 

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25 minutes ago, warguy said:

He is saying I think it could be Government issue or commercially produced. Can you see a US or USN stencil on back side of the collar? Sometimes this was in black, gold or silver paint. Is there a rectangular stitch line in the collar lining near the collar where a tag once was? It looks to me to be typical of an early Government issue jacket with the correct maroon colored lining, although much of the lining has been repaired and replaced with a later brown color. 

Sadly, There is nothing under the collar.

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Sometimes that paint wore off, so it would be nice to see but its not always there. Might check real closely under full sun tomorrow, if it was black paint, lots of times it is real hard to see! Stitch lines where a tag could have been on that maroon lining near the collar? If not look at lining near collar to see if the entire lining has been replaced or restitched.

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