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  • puppet, Siamese kitten

    puppet, Siamese kitten

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: Steiff

    EPH 3918

    Stepanie Kester (née Stephie Carola Leyser) brought this puppet with her when she was evacuated from Austria on one of the Kindertransports in 1939: 'My father, as (were) most people in Chemnitz, was a manufacturer of knitted fabrics. I was very...

  • Knitted ATS Doll

    Knitted ATS Doll

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 2877

    Doll and knitting patterns.

  • tea cosy

    tea cosy

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: Akers, Dorothy Marguerite

    EPH 10662

    A handmade tea cosy comprising a base of two semi-circular unbleached linen sections stitched together to form the cosy, the 'obverse' is embroidered with a tree and two girls amongst flowers wearing voluminous skirts.

  • Flying Jacket, Type A-2: 398th Bomb Group, 8thUSAAF

    Flying Jacket, Type A-2: 398th Bomb Group, 8thUSAAF

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 13861

    Zipper fronted single-breasted jacket of brown leather with stand & fall collar and patch pockets to the lower front. The jacket has knitted cuffs and waistband and has artwork applied in white paint to the back with the text, "Dutch".

  • Flying Jacket, Type A-2: 401st BS, 91st BG, 8thUSAAF

    Flying Jacket, Type A-2: 401st BS, 91st BG, 8thUSAAF

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 13860

    Zipper fronted single-breasted jacket of brown leather with stand & fall collar and patch pockets to the lower front. The jacket has knitted cuffs and waistband and has hand-painted insignia patch to the left breast comprising a white bearded '...

  • Flying Jacket, Type A-2: 53rd FS, 36th FG, 9thUSAAF

    Flying Jacket, Type A-2: 53rd FS, 36th FG, 9thUSAAF

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 13856

    Zipper fronted single-breasted flying jacket of brown leather with stand & fall collar and patch pockets to the lower front. The jacket has knitted cuffs and waistband. Painted to the left breast by hand is the Squadron patch of a tiger with a red...

  • Flying Jacket, Type A-2: 357th FS, 355 FG, 8thUSAAF

    Flying Jacket, Type A-2: 357th FS, 355 FG, 8thUSAAF

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 13858

    Zipper fronted single-breasted jacket of brown leather with stand & fall collar and patch pockets to the lower front. The jacket has knitted cuffs and waistband and to the left breast is sewn a leather insignia patch of the 357th Fighter Squadron...

  • Flying Jacket, Type A-2: 414th NFS, USAAF

    Flying Jacket, Type A-2: 414th NFS, USAAF

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 13857

    Zipper fronted single-breasted jacket of brown leather with stand & fall collar and patch pockets to the lower front. The jacket has knitted cuffs and waistband and has cloth insignia patch sewn to the left breast, comprising a shull wearing a...

  • Flying Jacket, Type A-2: 615th BS, 401st BG, 8thUSAAF

    Flying Jacket, Type A-2: 615th BS, 401st BG, 8thUSAAF

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 13859

    Zipper fronted single-breasted jacket of brown leather with stand & fall collar and patch pockets to the lower front. The jacket has knitted cuffs and waistband and has artwork painted to the back of the jacket, featuring a Bugs Bunny character...

  • Flying Jacket, Type A-2: 364thBS, 305thBG, 8thUSAAF

    Flying Jacket, Type A-2: 364thBS, 305thBG, 8thUSAAF

    (uniforms and insignia)

    UNI 12132

    The Type A-2 summer flying jacket was first standardised in 1931 and was a popular and prestigious garment worn by aviators of the Amy Air Corps throughout the Second World War. Intended as a lightweight flying jacket, it was habitually worn by...