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RAF MK.1A (R) Flying Helmet

Code: H20240


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Stores reference 22C/1653.  Size 11/2 Regular.  By Helmets Ltd. of Wheathampstead.  1958 dated.  Classic early bonedome worn in conjuction with the type G inner helmet that held 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.  Original silver paint finish.  Good condiiton bar the usual scratches and small chips. The rubber edge roll is good and the lining reasonably clean.  The visor track mechanism is in working order.  The visor has some surface wear and scuffs but these can often be removed with metal polish.  Good chinstrap - slightly odd fastenings. Complete with velveteen visor cover. Nice overall condition. Stock code H20240. 

RAF MK.1A (R) Flying Helmet