Anyone Know of a Source for French Armee de l’Air Jackets?

Officer Dibley

Well-Known Member
This is my froggy jacket. Hadn't laid eyes on it for 10 years. Had boxed it up to sell then never got around to it.
Chest measure 42" pit to pit. It is a 9 outta 10.

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Hazayad

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Finally getting around to posting some photos of an issued and a, very decent, copy.
First the original:
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and the copy:
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Details, first issued then copy:
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The biggest differences are the thicker lining, label, tab to close collar, the fact that the former uses buttons to attach the fur collar while the other uses a zip, and the snap fasteners (which are bigger and brassy in the copy).
An interesting thread on the jacket (in French - google-translate is your friend) here:
Note James49's post on page 1.
 
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