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B-Man2

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Dimitry
If the jacket fit me, I think I would buy it regardless of what I owned, after all, how often do you get the chance to buy a NOS military issued flight jacket, in the original issued box. It will only increase in value as time goes by.
 

Brettafett

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Do you find your Alpha a good fit Greg, or a touch big. I find I am in-between sizes again. Med fit nicely, but shortish. Large fit well length-wise, but a bit baggy. Generic MA-1.
 

Greg Gale

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My Alpha is a "VF-59", that is ,a modern, slimmer cut. "M" was a tad snug but quite short. L is more relaxed, I'd call it spot on, not baggy definitely. I've never tried a generic Alpha MA-1. If all goes well, it may be up in the classifieds in a few weeks ;)
 

Flightengineer

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Dimitry
If the jacket fit me, I think I would buy it regardless of what I owned, after all, how often do you get the chance to buy a NOS military issued flight jacket, in the original issued box. It will only increase in value as time goes by.
It fits me, it's my size, but for me it's a weekend jacket. Like all my other flight jackets. Enough of one nice MA-1 in my closet :). I have a lot of flight jackets and a lot of vintage field jackets.
Besides, I'am (as all normal people) wear ordinary civil jackets,coats, trench coat etc in this life time to time :)
So let it be bought by someone who does not have the original Ma-1 and will be happy with this beauty.
 

Greg Gale

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OK, first try: failed. The seller doesn't ship abroad, but at least he speaks English. So I applied for a refund, then retried through Superbuy, which seems to be a very straightforward page.
 

Lebowski

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No need cleaning - Orig 1967 Dtd. Unissued Intermediate Flying Jacket, Type MA-1, Sz. M, w/Orig Box

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Orig-1967-Dtd-Unissued-Intermediate-Flying-Jacket-Type-MA-1-Sz-M-w-Orig-Box/382568068635
Very interesting jacket, but there are strangely different contract numbers on the photos of the box and on the photos of the jacket (DSA-1-3075-64-C on the box and DSA 100-67-C-1472 on the jacket).
Looks like the box belonged to any different jacket, correct?
 

silvio76

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Very interesting jacket, but there are strangely different contract numbers on the photos of the box and on the photos of the jacket (DSA-1-3075-64-C on the box and DSA 100-67-C-1472 on the jacket).
Looks like the box belonged to any different jacket, correct?
Definitely.
 
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