RAF D-type flying helmet, late patt.
Stores reference 22c/971. size 3. Intended for use in tropical/desert climates in the Middle East, Mediterranean, North Africa etc this cotton drill helmet incorporates a neck flap at the rear to provide sun protection. The material is in very good condition with no damage or holes. It is a bit grubby with some spot marking. The straps are are quite good and all retain most of the original finish on the press stud fasteners. The rubber receiver carriers are also very good. Lined in off-white satin with moderate even soiling. The only damage is where It has pulled away from the studs in places (see photos). The chamois donuts also have even soiling. Fully wired with mid tan loom (connector type 2091), jackplug (with rubber deposits) and matched type 32 receivers(10A/13466). The elasticated webbing chinstrap retains some colour but lacks elasticity. Faint reference markings. A good '+' used helmet. Stock code H22048.