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R.A.F. C-type Flying Helmet (Early Patt.)


Stores ref. 22c/449. Size 1. The leather is generally in very good condition - quite clean,supple and undamaged apart from minor wear. Fitted with 4 goggle straps in one-up one down configuration. These are in good condition although the press stud coatings are worn. Very good chinstrap complete with metal end tip. The Bennett buckle is also very good. Excellent rubber receiver carriers - the edge of the right cup has edge cracking when flexed but this isn\'t a serious or obvious problem. The lining has average soiling and some damage (see photo). Named to owner inside. Early version fitted with just 2 press studs to each side making it suitable for \'E\' series masks. Fitted with a \'flat hook\' for later E* masks and G-masks etc. Faint A.M King\'s crown and reference number markings. Sold unwired and without receivers. Good used overall. Stock code H16329.