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WW2 RAF Auxiliary Parachute

WW2 RAF Auxiliary drogue parachute.

Attached to the top of the Main parachute canopy, to help 'pull' it out and deploy it from the harness pack.

Made by Irvin.

Type Mk. 1, Ref No. 15A/100.

Canopy made from nylon with nylon cords.
Metal frame 'sprung loaded'.

Air ministry stamped and dated 1944.
In excellent condition.