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R.N. / F.A.A. C-type Flying Helmet


Large size (probably a 3). The leather is in excellent condition, clean and fully supple. There is light rubbing/abrasion on part of the lowere edge of the helmet but nothing serious. Good straps and all press studs retain virtually all of their brown coatings. The chinstrap is a bit faded and retains only a little elasticity. Excellent zipped earpieces with fully functioning zips, both having their leather puller tags in place. The lining is very clean overall - much better than most. Fitted with an excellent pair of RCAF foam rubber inserts. Fully wired with a super light tan loom and early brown cased jackplug. No receivers fitted. This example has a linen O.H.M.S. label attached to the loom with instructions on replacing USAAF ANB-H-1 receivers with British type 32 receivers. The loom attached is not the usual standard late pattern \'internal\' type fitted to most late C-type, D-type and E-type helmets etc. Overall this is an excellent helmet - possibly unused and with storage soiling only, or with light use at most. Stock code H15886.