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Vary rare find, rarest of them all, WWII BRONCO Mfg. Corp. New York, NY A-2 bomber flight jacket in desirable size 42. We know all about legendary A-2 jacket, so full description is not even necessary, just please have a look pictures. Here we have another beautiful example, made by legendary US AAF supplier at the time and one of few original pre and during WW2 contracts.
BRONCO Mfg. Corp. New York is known as one of first companies to have original contract with U.S. Army in beginning of 1930’.
NOTE: Outer REDDISH RUSSET horsehide leather shell in perfect vintage condition, with normal signs of wear for almost seventy years military, war jacket. Lining is also very good condition, some damages, soiling at the collar. See pictures please.
Knitted parts are brand new, professionally done replacement, made by current USAAF supplier. Old parts have been beyond any repair so we have to go with replacement.
NOTE: Discoloration on the leather is not that dramatic as is shown on pictures. It is more from camera flashlight.
Very small ( only 5/16“) AN inspector's stamp right next to the label. See pictures please.
NOTE: Zipper is a beauty, perfect working order, genuine war time CHEVRON SPRING LOADED CROWN see pictures please.
Please see site http://www.acmedepot.com for more about BRONCO A-2 jackets.
Original US AAF label state:
DRAWING NO: 30- 1415
AC CONTRACT NO W 535 ac 29191
AIR FORCE, U.S. ARMY
BRONCO MFG. CORP.
NEW YORK N. Y.
Small size tag state size 42, but as A-2 jackets lovers know it is true military snug fit, so please read measurements carefully.
Measurements are: 22” armpit to the armpit, 19" shoulder seam to the shoulder seam (strait at the back) 25" shoulder seam (top of shoulder) to the end of cuff outside, 19” pit to cuffs and 24 1/2" from nap of neck (bottom of collar) to the end of waist band. Please compare with the measurements of your favorite jacket to insure a proper fit.
US SHIPPING: via USPS, Insured priority mail $ 20.00 ( proper insurance included) NOTE: My international customers please note, CAN NOT risk to mail jacket without proper insurance which will trigger full price in custom statement.
Please contact me to make arrangement as everything can be resolve. Please view pictures below and email me with any questions. Please check out my other items for sale for I will gladly combine shipping. Thanks