USAAF A-9 Flying Helmet
Size extra large. Green cotton helmet as issued without earpieces. Complete with all straps/hooks for attachment of the A-8A, A-9 & A-10 oxygen masks. Also has 'field-fitted' press stud strips for use with A-10A, A-10R & A-14 oxygen masks. The chinstrap has a fleece chinpad & buckle. Retains both of the laces around the face opening & neck. Labelled with 1942 contract date. Reasonable overall condition - does have areas of fraying and some smallish holes - notably to the crown. The chinpad also shows wear. Stock code H21098.