British Airborne Forces Lifebelt – Dated 1944
Rare original British Airborne Forces Lifebelt. Officially designated ‘Lifebelt, Inflatable MK IV’ this pattern of life preserver was designed for and used by airborne units during WW2. It is made from a brown coloured rubber. The front features an inflation tube. This life jacket is complete with its four cotton tapes which can be used to secure it to the wearers body. The interior features pockets which are designed to house two CO2 canisters for inflation. Maker marked VRO and the 1944 date with broad arrow. Overall in very good condition, rubber is very supple and there are no signs of serious wear or damage.
Nice original wartime item which is a must have for the advanced Airborne collector!
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