Although this was was not a government-issued product, it was worn by Flight Instructors as a cold weather jacket.
Made from 30oz Melton Wool, and Vegetable Tanned Bronco Horsehide.
The ‘Polaris’ patch on the chest was the only thing that flight instructors were allowed to see on.
•made in Japan
Made from a sturdy cotton with a lovely off-white base and hickory stripe. Features: •point collar •two flap-chest button though pockets •curved hem •made in Japan
Originally used as a thin sports jacket to wear at the time of gentle rain and drizzle in the 1940’s, but soon became a global hit item by being used...