1942 pattern summer flying gloves

Discussion in 'Related Gear' started by Greg Gale, Jun 28, 2018.

  1. Greg Gale

    Greg Gale Well-Known Member

    ELC offers this horsehide 1942 pattern summer flying gloves:


    I own a pair and they're superb. However, I can't seem to find many pictures of pilots wearing this. How come? Was it usually too cold for these? I found some pictures but they are more yellowish - was that due to all the dirt that accumulated on the gloves?

    This pilot seems to be wearing the same gloves:

    Blakeslee's gloves look similar, but much darker - is it just dirty?


    Does anyone have more pics/ info on these gloves, please?

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