Vintage, US Air Force CWU – 1/P cold weather flying suit/coverall with retractable hood and all original features. Stock No.: 8415-576-3405. Specification: MIL-C-25786 (USAF). We can date this item to the 1950s.
Men’s Medium Short, as original label. (Please note: I am 6ft and a size Medium and this suit is very short in both the arms and legs.) See below for specific item measurements.
Wear – Good, vintage condition. There is a 1.5” tear just above the ankle cuff on the right leg and some wear inside the collar but the majority of this item is lightly worn with no other major wear. Well preserved. Please see images.
Marks or Stains – There is some rust-coloured staining on the legs and a handful of minor marks here and there but nothing that spoils the overall look of the suit. Please see images for details.
Fastenings – Buttons, poppers, Conmar zips, and draw strings. The zip on the right ankle is broken but all original fastenings are present and working otherwise.
Pockets – 2 on each leg / 2 hand warmers / 2 chest / 1 left sleeve.
Lining – There is some wear inside the lower legs but nothing major.
Pit to Cuff – 16.5″
Pit to Pit – 24″
Shoulder to Shoulder – 18″
Seam below collar to Waistband on back of item – 19”
Hip to Hip – 17″
Inside Leg – 26″