RCAF MK.III Flying Goggles
Stores Ref. 22/397 One of the classic 'Battle of Britain' pattern goggles. The frame retains a good proportion of the original paint finish with only light rubbing and wear on exposed points. All of the frame screws are original and the frame 'stops' are in place. The centre hinge pin is loose but this isn't a problem. The leather surrounds are generally quite good and retain some suppleness - as usual there is hardening of the internal padding and variable patination to the leather but other than a few nicks and scuffs, no damage or repairs. The lenses have light marking and scratching but are good overall. The strap springs are all complete, undamaged and in excellent condition. The leather strap section has surface wear and cracking but is good overall and with RCAF stamp and clear 1942 date. There is wear to the leather where one set of strap springs attaches to the friction adjuster. Good to very good used overall. Stock code G16738.