Amongst the many contacts for The Type A-2 jacket threre were three that didn't have the makers name on the label. There are several schools of though as to why this is...
Possibly a missed opportunity by the manufacturer to promote their name?
Possibly a contact made by factory set up by the army?
There were some jackets made in Australia later in WW2, at least one of the un-named contacts was very probably made in a USAAF repair or production unit but these would be late into WW2.
In the case of Order No. AC1756 this is unlikely as the styling shows that this model is almost certainly a very early contact.
An early Perry Sportswear jacket?
Very possibly as the styling, if not the cut is very similar to the later Perry Sports jacket..
The AC1756 is one of the slimmest and neatest cut versions of all Type A-2s, tapered body, high cut armholes with slim arms, narrow shoulders and the complicated stand collar design have more I common with the 1930s jackets than the later wartime made A2s, the rounded collar of this contract is very similar in design to the
Aero Leather Clothing offer a perfect recreation of this very rare order number.