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R.A.F. MK.1A (M) Flying Helmet/Bonedome


Stores ref. 22c/2116. Size 2 Narrow. By Helmets Ltd. of Wheathampstead. 1964 dated. Classic early bonedome worn in conjunction with the type G inner helmet that held the avionics and to which an oxygen mask could be fitted. The MK1A is a basic protective helmet in leather lined fibreglass. It has a simple nylon webbing suspension system fitted inside to give a comfortable fit over the inner cloth helmet (not supplied). An anti-glare visor is fitted, comprising a centre rail attachment and mechanism and a replaceable tinted acylic anti-glare screen. Original silver finish. Good condition bar the usual scratches and odd chip. Some alloy corrosion to metal harness mounts inside. Some cracking of the rubber edge roll. The visor is in good condition and comes with a protective cloth cover. Nice early example. Stock code H16671.