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Bulletproof Vest

By: admin | Item of the Day | November 18, 2010
Bulletproof Vest

This bulletproof vest was worn by a Saint Paul Police Officer sometime between 1965 - 1993. The size 42-44 white vest was made with Kevlar material and has a Superman logo on the front. The vest was a prototype designed by the Aerospace Corporation for the Law Enforcement Alliance of America (LEAA).