RAF B-Type Flying Helmet
RAF B-Type Leather Flying Helmet.
This classic RAF flying helmet is famous for being the type worn by Battle of Britain fighter pilots.
Air Ministry Ref. No. 22C/65.
This helmet is in near 'pristine' condition, having been worn once or twice.
The helmet outside chrome leather is unblemished and in great condition.
The Bennett's buckle fastener's are perfect, and the chin strap retains it's metal end-piece.
An impressed Air Ministry mark can be seen on one side.
With Zip Ear receiver coverings and a pair of rubber cushions inside.
Both zips work perfectly and their leather pulls are present.
The inside chamois leather is very clean, with only minor soiling to the doughnut ear pieces and around the helmet inside edge's.
An Air Ministry label is stitched in the crown, with size and Ref. No. (see photo).
Air Ministry & Kings Crown rubber stamp still showing on the side.
This helmet is in a Excellent condition.