Extremely Rare Original Bulgarian WWII Pilot suit, model German LUFTWAFFE uniform. Original Bulgarian WW2 flight bomber sheep skin suit German model for Pilots and Motorists. In World War II Bulgaria saw the alliance with Germany as an opportunity to satisfy its territorial claims unsatisfied after the WWI.
As an ally of Austro- Hungarian Empire and Germany, equipment of Bulgarian pilots was either German, or made in Bulgaria after the German model. The suit here can be dated to the beginning of WWII. This model was made for the Luftwaffe Flieger-Schutzanzug fur Winter (Kombination), type KW 1/33, created especially for the East front where Russian winter became notorious for taking too many lives. This particular suit is part of a batch worn by Bulgarian and maybe German pilots too.
You can see below an original photo of Bulgarian WW2 pilots. The fleece is used as natural lining inside of the suit and collar to provide protection of wind. Very warm and ideal for open cockpit winter flying. The suit has 2 flap pockets and a side breast pocket. The straps of the legs and sleeves can be adjusted.
Size : XL, length of sleeve 67 cm / 26inches, inseam 80 cm/ 31,5 inches. The buttons are made of black bakelit, with royal army symbol on. Item is in absolutely authentic condition. The leather is greatly preserved from outside. But inside because of the long stay in different conditions, the fur is not so stable.
All made of natural fur , suit's total weight is over 3,5 kg. Super RARE and impressive military suit, perfect for Aircraft Air forces collections and museums! Items are sent from Bulgaria, Europe.
To Europe may take about 12-14 days. To the US - about 16-18 days. To Australia, Asia and rest of the world - 17-19 days. The item "ExR Original Bulgarian WWII Pilot suit, model German LUFTWAFFE uniform" is in sale since Thursday, July 13, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Uniforms".The seller is "world_collect" and is located in Sofia, Sofia. This item can be shipped worldwide.