Very Rare Luftwaffe Schwimmweste 1,5 kg WW2 German air force life jacket

£1,100.00

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Direct from a house  clearance original  Luftwaffe life jacket it was found in the attic of WW2 Royal Navy veteran the story behind it being it was taken as a souvenir from a downed pilot in the channel it was just a verbal family tale but in interesting one at that after the war it was put away and spent 70 odd years before being discovered when family home cleared

It’s obviously not in usable condition as the years of storage have taken it’s toll there are several years to the fabric but still a very rare item good for display etc

 

The label see pictures there is a ink stamp but indistinct the gas canister has 59161 stamped on it

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