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US Navy AN-6551 Tropical Flight Jacket


USN AN 6551 Tropical Flight Jacket


The USN AN 6551 flying jacket was designed for tropical conditions and was crafted from a single layer of tightly woven, khaki-colored cotton. Designed in the 1940s it underwent slight modifications in the immediate postwar period, leading to a reclassification and remained in active service well into the late 1950s, and some continued to be worn into the 1960s.


– 1940s USN Flight Jacket

– Four pocket front

– Original Talon Zipper

– Arm pencil pocket

– Gusset back

– Shawl collar


Extremly rare to find in such good condition, there are some signs of wear and age related marks, all buttons and zipper are present and correct – Including the original inside pocket label.

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