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Early cloth flying helmet

Early cloth flying helmet

Code: NIV-H

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Unusual lightweight flying helmet manufactured in light tan coloured cotton drill with a soft cotton lining.  It is fitted with an integral foldable 'peak' and cotton 'receiver pockets'.  Single rear goggle strap and small webbing tapes on each side of the helmet, each receiver pocket and chinpad.  The chamois backed strap has a wide chinpad and fastens with a leather covered single pronged buckle.  Ventilation holes at the crown. Light soiling/stains but undamaged.  Unlike any helmet we've ever had before.  Probably c.1920s.  Good '+'to very good used condition. Stock code NIV-H.