This channel jacket is still in excellent vintage condition. There are no rips, tears, holes or damage anywhere on it or in it. The main zipper is however missing some teeth. It can still be zipped up though with no problems.Both of the sleeve cuff zippers are in perfect shape. All 3 of these original metal zippers are made by Rapid. This jacket is still extremely fresh and clean. No pet or smoke odors on this one. All 100% of the black suede leather outer shell is completely soft and pliable. There are no areas of damage to be concerned with on it either. This channel jacket was a bring back by a WWII USN veteran, and it has been properly stored for many decades now. There are absolutely no rips, tears, or holes in the shearling lining. The large brown fleece collar is also completely damage free. All of the snaps are in perfect working order, as are both of the waist adjusters. The inner sleeve cuffs are in excellent condition as well.
Original early war black channel jackets are extremely hard to find, especially in this nice of condition. This one is sure to make a great addition to your collection. Be sure to super size all of the pictures for a closer inspection. Please view my other auctions for more great military items. (NO EXCEPTIONS) UNLESS PRIOR ARRANGEMENTS ARE MADE.
The item "WWII German Luftwaffe Channel Jacket Original Early War Black Winter Non-Heated" is in sale since Tuesday, August 02, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Uniforms". The seller is "hitman125" and is located in Lincoln, Nebraska. This item can be shipped worldwide.