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RAF C-type flying helmet, early pattern

Code: H21757    

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Stores ref. 22c/450. Size 2. The leather is in good '+' overall condition - clean, supple and showing relatively light use/wear. Fitted with 4 goggle straps. These are in very good condition and the press studs retain most of the original coating. Very good Bennett buckle and a good chinstrap complete with metal end tip.  The rubber receiver carriers are both good/undamaged.  Light even soiling to the lining - more on the donuts, one of which has a small split (see photographs).  Initialled to 'WJB' of the RNZAF.  Clear Air Ministry King's crown embossed marks near the chin tab.  Sold unwired.  Good '+' used overall. Stock code H21757.

RAF C-type flying helmet, early pattern
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