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U.S.A.A.F. Type B-2 Winter Flying Cap
Approx. size 7. Constructed from 1/4@SPEACH@ sheep shearling with an unusual black poly-acrylate finish. The cap featured a large stiff peak and folding @APOS@ear@APOS@ flap. Although introduced for aircrews in 1939 it remained popular with aircrew and groundcrews throughout the war - particularly bomber crews with the 8th AAF when worn with a headset and mask. Overall condition is very good showing only light wear and use. Some light mildew type spot marking to upper side of the peak & soiling to the underside and shearling. Label missing. Stock code H18286.