Up for your consideration is this Leather Bomber Jacket from the Korean War. It was my dad's when he was in the Marines. It has a patch on the left front and his name patch on the right front. It has two pockets with button closure flaps. It has a zippered closure that still works.
It is in excellent condition with no cracks or drying of the leather. It has a sheepskin fur collar (or "mouton"). The lining is a silk like material and has absolutely no rips, tears or fraying (see pics 8 & 9). It measures 17" across the back (between the shoulders), 19" across the chest (measured from under the arms) and the arm length is 23 (from shoulder to end of knitted cuff on wrist). According to my dad, this jacket was unused WWII vintage bomber jackets held as surplus and reissued to Marine aviators.He was issued this one in 1947 while with the VMA-542. This VMA-542 jacket does have a pen holder slot under the flap of the left front pocket. On the inside of the left inside pocket is a green tag with the following block printed in black ink: Examiner No. At 98 1/2 yrs old this Bronze Star Marine is still supporting the Marines. Please review all pictures carefully as they are part of the description. If you are Active Military or a Veteran, please let me know with your ID and I can discount 10% as a thank you for your service to our nation. We are non-profit and we are raising funds for Disabled Veterans. International Buyers - Please Note. These charges are the buyers responsibility. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as gifts - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. The item "Vintage USMC Korean War Leather Bomber Jacket Military re-issued from WWII" is in sale since Thursday, April 26, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Korea (1950-53)\Original Period Items". The seller is "coolstuff843" and is located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
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