This is a massive section of fabric which is the gray outer skin and the inner more rubber skin all retain there original colour it is a bit dirty from being used under the roof of the house it has been ripped teared from a larger section it is nice and solid and a cracking condition relic it is roughly 47 inches long by 20 inches wide in size.The part comes from a British Barrage Balloon used during world war 2 over a RAF base. The large section of balloon was found when renovating an old 1806 cottage near RAF Ludham in Norfolk which was a RAF base during the war. The material was being used as a waterproof membrane under the tiles of a large out house when the builders discovered it. The previous owner of the cottage used to work on the RAF base as a civilian worker during and after the war and that is how it is thought that is how they came by it.The item comes with a 5x7 laminated information sheet.
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