WWII Era US Army Air Force AAF Pilot Mae West Life Preserver Vest Type B-5 Complete w/Inflators - Very Nice Condition. This is an inflatable vest that was used by AAF Pilots and Flight Crewmen During & After WWII. It was designed to be inflated by a CO2 cartridge or it can be manually inflated by the mouth inflation tube. The CO2 inflation mechanism is still present, with the CO2 cartridges in the mechanisms.
The vest is flexible, not stiff and cracking. It has all the straps. It is used, see photo's for condition. It has the US AAF markings, no visible dates.
This would make a great accessory to add to your US Army Air Force Collection. Check out my other items. The item "WWII US AAF Army Air Force Mae West Inflatable Life Preserver Vest Type B-5 NICE" is in sale since Wednesday, November 20, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Field Gear, Equipment". The seller is "koolstuff1958" and is located in Henderson, Nevada. This item can be shipped worldwide.