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RAF Mk.1A (M) flying helmet

RAF Mk.1A (M) flying helmet

Code: H21958

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Stores reference 22C/1654.  Size 11/2  Broad.  1969 dated.  By Helmets Ltd. of Wheathampstead.  Classic early bonedome worn in conjuction with the type F or G inner helmet that contained the avionics and to which an oxygen mask could be fitted.  The MK.1A 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 with a replaceable tinted acrylic anti-glare screen.  The helmet is in the original silver paint finish and this is in excellent overall condition bar light scratches and stress crazing in places.  The rubber edge roll is complete and undamaged.  Fitted with a very good visor track mechanism, excellent tinted visor and chinstrap.  The lining is quite clean and has manufacturer's details and stores reference marks.   It comes with the original protective cloth visor cover and a rather worn red cotton helmet bag marked ' 228 OCU'.  Very good '+' overall condition.   Stock code H21958.