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Lewis helmet with DH style Gosport receivers and tubes, brown leather.

 

Very good, used example of the popular Lewis flying helmet favoured by RAF pilots of the Auxiliary squadrons during training, often adapted and modified for operational use. This is an early model, and is made in brown leather - most found are black - and is fitted with De Havilland style chromed Gosport receivers and tubes. Shows plenty of use but no damage, very high quality leather which is in lovely condition, soft and supple. Great D. Lewis label inside.

$335 / £250 / €285   email to secure this item

Lewis helmet with DH style Gosport receivers and tubes, brown leather

Lewis helmet with DH style Gosport receivers and tubes, brown leather

Lewis helmet with DH style Gosport receivers and tubes, brown leather

Lewis helmet with DH style Gosport receivers and tubes, brown leather

Lewis helmet with DH style Gosport receivers and tubes, brown leather

Lewis helmet with DH style Gosport receivers and tubes, brown leather

Lewis helmet with DH style Gosport receivers and tubes, brown leather

Lewis helmet with DH style Gosport receivers and tubes, brown leather

Lewis helmet with DH style Gosport receivers and tubes, brown leather

Lewis helmet with DH style Gosport receivers and tubes, brown leather

Lewis helmet with DH style Gosport receivers and tubes, brown leather

Lewis helmet with DH style Gosport receivers and tubes, brown leather

RAF Type G helmet, Cold War era.

 

Nice complete example of the Type G flying helmet which replaced the wartime Type E and served both as a flying helmet in heavy bombers and transports, and as a liner for the "bone-dome" crash helmet in fighter jets. The Type G had a long and illustrious career, from the mid 1950s until the early 1980s, changing from traditional RAF blue-grey to NATO green along the way. This is a nice early example, dated 1965, placing it right in the midst of the Cold War. It is named and the owner has also added his initials to the outside over the left receiver housing. Size 2 (medium) but these were generously sized and made from stretchy airtex material for a good fit. Complete with receivers, wiring and plugs. Slightly grubby from use but overall very good condition.

$125 / £95 / €105  email to secure this item

RAF Type G helmet, Cold War era.

RAF Type G helmet, Cold War era.

RAF Type G helmet, Cold War era.

RAF Type G helmet, Cold War era.

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RAF Type G helmet, Cold War era.DSCN9141

RAF Type G helmet, Cold War era.

RAF Type G helmet, Cold War era.

RAF Type G helmet, Cold War era.

RAF Type G helmet, Cold War era.

RAF Type G helmet, Cold War era.

RAF Type G helmet, Cold War era.

RAF Type H oxygen mask, Cold War era.

 

The perfect companion for the Type G helmet. The Type H was produced and used in WWII but continued in use until the 1980s. This example is dated 1967 and is in excellent condition, showing very light use. The rubber is clean and completely supple, elastic harness stretches like new. Complete with its microphone . cord and connector to plug into the helmet.

$125 / £95 / €105  email to secure this item

RAF Type H oxygen mask, Cold War era

RAF Type H oxygen mask, Cold War era

RAF Type H oxygen mask, Cold War era

RAF Type H oxygen mask, Cold War era

RAF Type H oxygen mask, Cold War era

RAF Type H oxygen mask, Cold War era

RAF Type H oxygen mask, Cold War era

RAF Type H oxygen mask, Cold War era

RAF Type H electrically-heated gauntlets.

 

Scarce mid-late war Type H electrically heated flying gauntlets in excellent condition. Superb quality leather, butter soft and supple, with fleece-lined black rayon inserts firmly attached. Though made separately (as were all RAF gloves) they are a very close match - the only difference being one label is sewn to the outside of the rayon insert and the other is sewn t the inside! 24v, great labels with broad arrow marking. Excellent condition showing the lightest use; this pair would be very difficult to upgrade.

$435 / £325 / €370

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RAF Type H electrically-heated gauntlets

RAF Type H electrically-heated gauntlets

RAF Type H electrically-heated gauntlets

RAF Type H electrically-heated gauntlets

RAF Type H electrically-heated gauntlets

RAF Type H electrically-heated gauntlets

RAF Type H electrically-heated gauntlets

RAF Type H electrically-heated gauntlets

RAF Type H electrically-heated gauntlets

RAF Type H electrically-heated gauntlets

Small Japanese Navy "Rising Sun" flag - personal size.

 

Printed on cotton, this is the type of flag carried by soldiers and aviators for good luck and as a reminder of their service, or could be used for identification if ditched and awaiting rescue. 18" x 13" (46cm x 33cm), very good condition, though slightly grubby.

$75 / £55 / €65

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Small Japanese Navy "Rising Sun" flag - personal size.

Small Japanese Navy "Rising Sun" flag - personal size.

Small Japanese Navy "Rising Sun" flag - personal size.

Small Japanese Navy "Rising Sun" flag - personal size.

AAF Navigator's Flight log sheet (unused).

AAF Form 21-A1, dated September 15, 1942. For AAF navigators to fill in every detail of their flight; course bearings, fuel consumption, as well as comments and notes about the flight etc. Folded - opens up to 26" x 20" with every bit of space taken up. Just shows how much work was expected of navigators! A superb display item for any AAF bombing scene. Unused, in mint condition.

$25 / £19 / €22 

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AAF Navigator's Flight Log sheet

AAF Navigator's Flight Log sheet

AAF Navigator's Flight Log sheet

AAF Navigator's Flight Log sheet

AAF Navigator's Flight Log sheet

AAF Navigator's Flight Log sheet

AAF Navigator's Flight Log sheet

AAF Navigator's Flight Log sheet

Original instruction sheet for AAF HS-33 / HS-38 radio headset.

4-page, single sheet instructions for correct installation of the headset (whether in a helmet or worn as a headband) in the aircraft. Some slight staining and unfortunately a little insect damage, but it is still readable and useful information.

$15 / £12 / €13

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Instruction sheet for HS-33 / HS-38 radio headset.

Instruction sheet for HS-33 / HS-38 radio headset.

Instruction sheet for HS-33 / HS-38 radio headset.

Instruction sheet for HS-33 / HS-38 radio headset.

Instruction sheet for HS-33 / HS-38 radio headset.

Instruction sheet for HS-33 / HS-38 radio headset.

Original instruction sheet for installation of USN H-87/U helmet radio headset.

Single sheet, one-sided instruction sheet for replacing the old style (ANB-H-1) receivers in the green nylon flying helmet used by US Navy pilots in the Korean War era / 1950s. Excellent condition.

$20 / £15 / €17  email to secure this item

Instruction sheet for USN H-87/U helmet radio headset

Instruction sheet for USN H-87/U helmet radio headset

Instruction sheet for USN H-87/U helmet radio headset

Instruction sheet for USN H-87/U helmet radio headset

WWII Canadian made RAF pilot wing.

Issued to RAF pilots who qualified in Canada through the Empire Flying Training Schools. Full size, flat pilot wing, silk embroidered on wool base with cotton backing. Some minor loss to wool, otherwise unused. A lovely example.

$75 / £57 / €65 

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Canadian made RAF pilot wing

Canadian made RAF pilot wing

Canadian made RAF pilot wing

Canadian made RAF pilot wing

WWII RAF Radio Operator/Mechanic badgefor other ranks' KD / tropical uniform.

Radio Operator/Mechanic badge for other ranks tropical KD uniform. Both unused in excellent condition.Red and black silk embroidered on melton wool.

$35 / £28 / €30

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RAF Radio Operator's badge for other ranks KD uniform

RAF Radio Operator's badge for other ranks KD uniform

RAF Radio Operator's badge for other ranks KD uniform

RAF Radio Operator's badge for other ranks KD uniform

RAF shoulder eagles for other ranks Khaki Drill tropical uniform, uncut.

Scarce, beautifully made matched pair of early shoulder eagles for the khaki drill / tropical uniform worn by other ranks. Red and black silk on a fine melton wool background - never been separated.

$40/ £30 / €35  email to secure this item

RAF KD shoulder eagles

RAF KD shoulder eagles

RAF KD shoulder eagles

RAF KD shoulder eagles

RAF shoulder eagles for other ranks Service Dress uniform.

Beautifully made matched pair of RAF shoulder eagles for the khaki drill / tropical uniform worn by other ranks. Light blue and black silk embroidered on fine blue wool background.

$25 / £19 / €22  email to secure this item

RAF shoulder eagles for other ranks SD uniform.

RAF shoulder eagles for other ranks SD uniform.

RAF shoulder eagles for other ranks SD uniform.

RAF shoulder eagles for other ranks SD uniform.

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