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£ 250 British 2nd Pattern Type C RAF & Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Fighter Pilot’s Leathe 2nd Pattern Type C RAF & Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Fighter Pilot’s Leather Flying Clothing
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British 2nd Pattern Type C RAF & Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Fighter Pilot’s Leathe 2nd Pattern Type C RAF & Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Fighter Pilot’s Leather Flying Clothing

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Cheshire, North WestUpdated 5 years ago
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CategoryAccessories
SubcategoryClothing
ConditionUsed
Sale typeTrade
Manufactured YearPost WW2 Korean War Era
MakeBritish 2nd Pattern Type C RAF & Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Fighter Pilot’s Leathe
Model2nd Pattern Type C RAF & Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Fighter Pilot’s Leather Flying
Your reference15670:10
Recommended UsageCollection item
ManufacturerBritish 2nd Pattern Type C RAF & Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Fighter Pilot’s Leathe
Seller TypeTrade
ConditionUsed
Your Reference Number15670:10
Manufactured YearPost WW2 Korean War Era
Description

Post WW2 Korean War Era British 2nd Pattern Type C RAF & Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Fighter Pilot’s Leather Flying Helmet With Ink Pilots Name ‘Forrester’. Sn 15670:10 - 15670:10

An original WW2 era 2nd Pattern Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm & RAF pilot's Type C leather flying helmet. These helmets were introduced in the late 1940’s and had 2 additional loops to the rear of the helmet (see page 206 of the book Vintage Flying Helmets by Prodger). The helmet is made of the correct brown leather with correct chamois leather lining and padded leather ear roundels. It has the correct webbing chin strap, press stud fasteners, hook and straps including the correct 2 additional post WW2 loops to the rear. It also has the correct leather rubber ear cups for comms. The helmet is clean and undamaged with just light service wear. The lining has a contemporary hand written ink name ‘Forrester’ no doubt the name of the pilotsissued with this helmet (illustrated). The helmet is a small head size approx. UK size 6. The lining has an indistinct blue ink roundel (illustrated). The price for this helmet worthy of further research regarding the pilot’s name includes UK delivery. Sn 15670:10

£250.00

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