Original 1941 Pattern RAF Flying Boots - Large Size!

Original 1941 Pattern RAF Flying Boots - Large Size!

Code: 50253

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A stunning pair of original 1941 pattern flying boots in a large size and excellent condition.

These boots came into use with the Royal Air Force during 1941 and became synonymous with Bomber Command air crews earning them the nick name 'bomber boots'. They were in fact used by all arms of the RAF as well as the FAA so are correct for a fighter pilot or Coastal Command impression too. They also saw use with the USAAF, particularly the 8th and 9th Air forces.

This particular pair are in brilliant condition. The sheepskin lining is intact and free of any discolouration or damage, the suede is in excellent condition with only a few marked areas, the rubber area around the bottom which is often damaged or missing on these boots is completely intact and the soles are also perfectly usable being free from splits and cracks also.

The soles and heels are both original to the boots and not later replacements.

Both boots feature their original brass zips which function well. Both zips are marked "W" which is one of the common marks to find on these pattern of boots.

There is no size marked on the boots but they are clearly a large size. I would guess they are around a size 11.

Overall, a fantastic pair of original wartime flying boots in a large size which would be hard to better!