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RESERVED RESERVED. MINT, UN-ISSUED CONDITION, Original WW2, C1943, Type AN-H-15 U.S. Army Air Force, Summer Flying Helmet By Bradley Goodrich Inc. Wired For Communication. Sn 16052 - 16052
The US Air Corps became the US Army Air Force (USAAF). The AN-H-15 introduced in 1943 represents the first item of flying headgear designated under the joint Army & Navy procurement program (see pages 88 & 251 of Vintage Flying Helmets by Prodger). This is a near mint, un-issued condition example wired for communication. The radio receivers on this Summer helmet are both present, intact and stamped by the manufacturer ' Trimm Radio MFG Co USA'. The Cloth helmet has all press studs and straps present and is stamped above the left side ear cushion 'Army Air Forces' beneath a circular logo containing the 'Star with Eagle wings'. The receivers are fitted into the padded chamois leather ear cushions. The helmet is complete with communication cord and jack. The inside the helmet has its as new condition label bearing the manufacturers' details and designation together with size ‘Large’ (illustrated). The price for this superb WW2 USAAF flying helmet includes UK delivery. Sn 16052
£325.00

WW2 Era British 1st Pattern Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Fighter Pilot’s Type C Leather Flying Helmet With Correct Chamois Leather Lining & Gosport Communication Tubes. Sn 15703:62 - 15703:62
An original WW2 era 1st Pattern Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm pilot's Type C leather flying helmet. These helmets were introduced in 1941 (see page 215 of the book Vintage Flying Helmets by Prodger). The helmet is made of the correct brown leather with correct chamois leather lining and padded padded leather ear roundels. It has leather chin strap, press stud fasteners & straps with press studs. It also has the correct leather ear cups with brass zips which contain their original Gosport communication tubes. The helmet is clean and undamaged. The chin strap tab is impressed with Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm ‘Anchor & Kings crown mark’. The display head illustrated in the images is not included. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15703:62
£425.00

Early WW2 1941 British RAF Fighter Pilot’s Type B Leather Flying Helmet By Reliance London With Correct Padded Chamois Leather Lining. Sn 15703:61 - 15703:61
An original early WW2 dated RAF pilot's type B leather flying helmet. These helmets were introduced in 1935 and used throughout WW2 (see pages 52, 197 of the book Vintage Flying Helmets by Prodger). The helmet is made of the correct brown leather with correct padded chamois leather lining and padded ear ‘doughnuts’. It has the correct leather chin strap, leather ear cups with brass zips for ear phones and split rear opening with long adjustment strap. The helmet is excellent, clean and undamaged. The lining has its original manufacturer’s label which is dated 1941 and marked ‘Made By Reliance Manufacturing Co 10 York Way London N1 No.3 Size 7 1/8 -7 3/8’. The display head illustrated in the images is not included. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15703:61
£475.00

SOLD SOLD (02/01) 1940 Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Fighter Pilot’s 1st Type, Type B Leather Flying Helmet With Correct Padded Chamois Leather Lining & Ink Pilots Name, Service Number & Date 'N.Scott 47525 9/41 (September 1941)’. Sn 15703:60 - 15703:60
An original early WW2 dated RNZAF pilot's 1st type, type B leather flying helmet. These helmets were introduced in 1935 and used throughout WW2 (see pages 52, 197 of the book Vintage Flying Helmets by Prodger). The helmet is made of the correct brown leather with correct padded chamois leather lining and padded ear ‘doughnuts’. It has the correct leather chin strap, leather ear cups with brass zips for ear phones and split rear opening with long adjustment strap. The helmet is excellent, clean and undamaged. The lining has its original ‘RNZAF’ ink label which is dated 1940’ (other detail is indistinct). There is also a contemporary hand written ink Pilots Name, Service Number & Date 'N.Scott 47525 9/41 (September 1941)’ no doubt the RNZAF Pilot who was issued with this helmet (illustrated). The helmet is a small size approx. UK size 6. The display head illustrated in the images is not included. The price for this flying helmet worthy of further research regarding the pilot's name includes UK delivery. Sn 15703:60
£0.00

WW2 Nazi German Luftwaffe & NSFK Glider Pilots Uvex Flying Goggles. Sn 15703:59 - 15703:59
Uvex goggles were used by Luftwaffe & NSFK glider pilots during WW2 (see pages 79 & 233 of the book Vintage Flying Helmets by Prodger). This is an original example of the Uvex flying Goggles in good condition. The goggles are clean & undamaged with all of the correct Uvex features including One piece synthetic foam cushion mask for comfort, plated frames and headband with adjustment buckle. The lenses are intact. There are no visible date, model or manufacturer marks on these goggles. The display head illustrated in the images is not included. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15703:59
£425.00

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

Early WW2 1941 British RAF Fighter Pilot’s 1st Type, Type B Leather Flying Helmet By Reliance London With Correct Padded Chamois Leather Lining & Ink Pilots Name 'Miller’. Sn 15670:9 - 15670:9
An original early WW2 dated RAF pilot's 1st type, type B leather flying helmet. These helmets were introduced in 1935 and used throughout WW2 (see page 52 & 197 of the book Vintage Flying Helmets by Prodger). The helmet is made of the correct brown leather with correct padded chamois leather lining (its padded ear ‘doughnuts’ are absent). It has the correct leather chin strap, leather ear cups with brass zips for ear phones and split rear opening with long adjustment strap. The helmet is excellent, clean and undamaged. The lining has a contemporary hand written ink name ‘Miller’ no doubt the name of the RAF Pilot who was issued with this helmet (illustrated). Interestingly there were several aircrew named Miller listed as flying during the Battle Of Britain. Its original, clean, manufacturer’s label is marked ‘No.4 7 ½ - 7 ¾ (size) 1941 (date) Made By Reliance Manufacturing Co 30 York Way London & Worcester 1939 (date) . The price for this flying helmet worthy of further research regarding the pilot's name includes UK delivery. Sn 15670:9
£425.00

WW2 BATTLE OF BRITAIN 1940 British RAF Fighter Pilot’s Type B Leather Flying Helmet By Frank Bryan Ltd London & Worcester With Correct Padded Chamois Leather Lining With Air Ministry Label & Ink Pilots Name 'Barrie’ . Sn 15670:8 - 15670:8
An original Battle of Britain era 1939 dated Air Ministry RAF pilot's leather flying helmet. These helmets were introduced in 1935 and used throughout WW2 (see page 52 & 197 of the book Vintage Flying Helmets by Prodger). The helmet is made of the correct brown leather with correct padded chamois leather lining and padded leather ear roundels. It has the correct leather chin strap, leather ear cups with brass zips for ear phones and split rear opening with long adjustment strap. The helmet is excellent, clean and undamaged. The lining has a contemporary hand written ink name ‘Barrie’ no doubt the name of the RAF Pilot who was issued with this helmet (illustrated) and its original manufacturer’s label which is marked ‘ Size 1, 6 1/2 to 6 3/4 AM (Air Ministry) Kings Crown 22C-65 (stores code) Made By Frank Bryan Limited London & Worcester 1939 (date) . The price for this Battle of Britain era helmet worthy of further research regarding the pilot's name includes UK delivery. Sn 15670:8
£595.00

Large Complete & Original WW1 Era British Air Ministry WD Sopwith Camel Fighter Aircraft Bi-Plane Laminated Mahogany Hub Boss & Propeller With Stamped Markings Worthy Of Further Research & Later Applied Thick Alloy Hub Plate For Wall Mounting . Sn 15745 - 15754
This is an original complete propeller with hub from a WW1 era Sopwith Camel aircraft. Made of laminated mahogany it is in excellent condition with just minor chips to the blade tips but these do not detract from the appearance of the piece. The hub has the correct bolt holes and comes with an alloy wall mounting plate. The wood of the boss has crisp impressed markings ‘Sopwith F1 AD 644 RH D2590 P2650 130 HP Clerget’ (Clerget was the name given to a series of early rotary aircraft engine types of the World War I era that were designed by Pierre Clerget. Manufactured in both France by Clerget-Blin and Great Britain by Gwynnes Limited they were used on Sopwith Camel & Pup aircraft. A contemporary image of a Sopwith Camel in flight is illustrated inset in image 2). It also has numbers ‘G567N73’ together with Air ministry War Dept ‘A with broad arrow’ mark and ‘ALD W5’ & ALD 558’ impressed cartouches. The propeller is 8 feet 6 inches in length and has period applied original green paint bands. the boss is 8” diameter and 6” thick. This large piece is a great aviation display item and worthy of further research. Due to the size of this item delivery will be within the UK only & by arrangement at cost. Sn 15745
£1,250.00

Early WW2 ‘Blitzkrieg’ Nazi German Luftwaffe K33 Fighter Pilot’s Brown Leather, Fleece Lined, Combat Flying Helmet By Wriegal & Wagner . Sn 15793:16 - 15793:16
This is an excellent original K33 Luftwaffe flying helmet. These helmets are similar in construction to the LKp S100 & FK34 flying helmets but had no provision for communication equipment. K33 helmets were issued to fighter pilots and air crew in combat positions where no communication was necessary early in the Blitzkrieg (see page 23 of Luftwaffe Vs RAF by Prodger). All leather, straps with buckles and press stud fasteners are present clean and intact. The leather is supple. The helmet has the correct clean fleece lining and original, crisp, ink printed, cloth manufacturer’s label ‘Wriegal & Wagner Uchtenfels Bayer Ostmark Grosse’. The helmet would fit approx. head size 6 ½. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15793:16
£375.00
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