R.A.F. B-type Flying Helmet
By Reliance Manufacturing Co. Size 2 (6 7/8 - 7). Dated 1939-40. The overall appearance is excellent and the leather is supple with good original finish. Both zipped earpieces are equally good, faintly A.M. stamped and have good zips c/w original leather tags. The earpieces are padded out with a super set of RCAF stamped sponge cushions. Both receiver carriers are still in position one rubber, the other bakelite. All straps are very good and both Bennett buckles retain the leather covering although the metal tip is missing from the chinstrap. Internally the chamois has just average soiling with more at the back of the neck and chamois donuts as usual. Large manufacturer\'s linen label with unusual date (1939-40). Unwired. Wiring, receivers, microphones and jackplugs can be supplied at extra cost if required. Overall this is a very good \'+\' to excellent used helmet with the magic date. Stock code H14248.