New A-2 with Night Fighter Patch

Discussion in 'General Flight Jacket Discussion' started by Justin B, Nov 16, 2017.

  1. Justin B

    Justin B Member

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    Just wanted to share this neat Size 44 that I got in last night...416th Night Fighter Squadron, with an Italian made patch!

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  2. Steve27752

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    Nice, VERY nice!
     
  3. Roughwear

    Roughwear Well-Known Member

    Great example of a Dubow A-2. The waistband and wristlets are decent quality replacements.
     
  4. DiamondDave

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    Wow! Nice catch and a great size.


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  5. daw

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    Cool patch. Fit pics?
     
  6. B-Man2

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    Great looking jacket! Love those Dubows.
    The patch really sets it off nicely.
     
  7. B-Man2

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    Justin B
    Where and how do you come up with these gems?
    U da man!!!;)
     
  8. B-Man2

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    Nice work!
    Does more than equal justice to the patch.
     
  9. shedonwanna

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    one of my favorite patches to paint.
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  10. dujardin

    dujardin Well-Known Member

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    nice


    the patch is greatttttttttttttt
     
  11. Justin B

    Justin B Member

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    Thanks all! Picked up a couple others with it too.... DSCN5460.jpg
     
  12. Justin B

    Justin B Member

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    If you mean wearing it, I don't wear them, just buy and sell :)
     
  13. johnwayne

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    Nice Dubow, same contract and size as mine, less the patch and turned up collar end! Thanks for sharing, what maker and size is the 5th AF jacket? I'm certain others here already know the maker!!
     
  14. B-Man2

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    Another gem!
    Great looking A2.
     
  15. Justin B

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    I'm not sure of the maker of the 5th AAF one...but here is the tag.
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  16. Roughwear

    Roughwear Well-Known Member

    It was made by Cable Raincoat from their last contract awarded on 29th April 1942. 50,000 were made. I have two in my collection from this contract both in size 44.
     
  17. Justin B

    Justin B Member

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    Very cool, thanks for the info!
     
  18. Silver Surfer

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    measurements, and price for the cable?
     

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