Life vest appears complete with no tears in fabric. I do not know if this will inflate and suggest you do not rely on this vintage item to save your life if you fall out of a boat.The item "WW ll, life vest Army Air Forces, Mae West, B-4 life Vest" is in sale since Monday, December 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Patches". The seller is "johpatric4" and is located in Pasco, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States.