RAF 1941 Pattern Mae West Inflation Lever
RAF 41 pattern Mae West Inflation Lever.
This is the Second pattern brass made lever.
RAF Stores Reference, 22c/892.
The lever was used to operate the CO2 cartridge found inside the stole (bladder) of the Mae West.
This cylinder is screwed into the lever assembly and secured within the stole using a 'jubilee' type clip around the base of the lever assembly.
The lever is stamped with the War Department arrow and Ref No.
This pattern of inflation lever will also fit bladders fitted as part of the Irvin/GQ harness suits.
In Excellent condition.