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  1. My prized possession.. Designated as Fl30154-2, this is the fantastic Luftwaffe "Schwimmweste". All straps and ring fittings are complete on this late war example. The inflation tube is of the plastic type, and the CO2 (Fl30153-1) bottle is still in great shape. The stamped label is nice and clear and there is another stamp underneath the inflation tube loop. (22 or some thing.) The rubberized canvas is still in a lovely condition. Also on the Schwimmweste are the Luftwaffe survival whistle and Compass. This inflatable Schwimmweste was much sought after by the RAF Pilots, including Guy Gibson. I've had this example for a while now and got it quite cheaply to be fair. I wonder how it came to the UK? Was it via, a shot down German Airman??
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