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RAF MK.VIII flying spectacles, cased


Code: G16689

By British American Optical (BAO), stores reference 22c/961. Standard WW2 issue MK.VIII anti-glare spectacles/sunglasses with grey-green tinted lenses set within steel wire frames having side-arms featuring 'wrap-around' ear pieces. The frames are generally in very good condition but there is some vertical play in the left hinge. The lenses are in very good condition with just one tiny chip near at the edge of one.   Air Ministry and reference numbers stamped into sidearms. The original hard case is in sound condition with correct markings but the 'sprung' closure mechanism no longer functions.  Stores ref. G16689.