1930s Private Purchase Lewis Flying Helmet
By D Lewis - Motor Racing, Flying & Aviation Equipment, Great Portland Street & Oxford Street, London. Size 7. Typical 1930s private purchase helmet in dark brown/black leather with chamois lining. Adjustable buckled chinstrap and press studded leather earflaps for use with Gosport earpieces/tubes. The leather is generally in good supple condition although there is minor wear and a small tear on the lower right edge below on of the earpieces (see photos). The metal componants have light surface corrosion and the lining is relatively clean with embroidered label, size label and the owner's name and intials. The small tear mentioned previously can also be seen on the inside. Fitted with chromed metal Gosport earpieces and an excellent set of Gosport tubes. A good helmet. Stock code H21310.