Lost Worlds Collection

G-1 Flight Jacket
Korean War

Original USMC VMF-311 Korean War G-1 Flight Jacket

A rare original G-1 Jacket named to Second Lieutenant James E. Bir, Korean War, from the famed VMF-311 squadron of John Glenn and Bosox slugger Ted Williams (Glenn's wingman). Showing iconic Japanese-made Silk/Bullion chest patch (with silk wear from parachure harness), Leather name tag, Cherry Point and MAW 2 embroidered patches.

Surviving artifacts from this historic F9-F Panther combat squadron are exceedingly scarce and Lt. Bir's G-1 is a stunning example.