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RAF 1st Pattern Type E Airtex Lightweight Coastal Command / Tropical / Desert Un RAF 1st Pattern Type E Airtex Lightweight Coastal Command / Tropical / Desert Un
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RAF 1st Pattern Type E Airtex Lightweight Coastal Command / Tropical / Desert Un RAF 1st Pattern Type E Airtex Lightweight Coastal Command / Tropical / Desert Un
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Cheshire, North WestPublished 6 Years ago
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CategoryAccessories
SubcategoryClothing
ConditionUsed
Sale typeTrade
Manufactured Yearc.1943
MakeRAF 1st Pattern Type E Airtex Lightweight Coastal Command / Tropical / Desert Un
ModelRAF 1st Pattern Type E Airtex Lightweight Coastal Command / Tropical / Desert Un
Your reference12873
Recommended UsageCollection item
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WW2 C1943 British RAF 1st Pattern Type E Airtex Lightweight Coastal Command / Tropical / Desert Unwired Air Crew Flying Helmet With Very Early ‘Bennett’ Buckles. Sn 12823 - 12823

These 1st type flying helmets were introduced in 1943. Their RAF Stores code was 22C/744-747 (see page 18 of the book ‘Luftwaffe vs RAF’ by Prodger). Made of lightweight beige coloured airtex material the helmets were used by RAF Desert/ Tropical and coastal command air crews. This example is clean and has the correct very early ‘Bennett’ buckles. . The rubber ear cups for comms are marked ‘10A/2266, All material is undamaged with just the service wear to be expected and all leather straps are present. There are no visible manufacturer, WD or date marks. The helmet is approx. UK size 6 ½. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 12823

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