RAF B-Type Flying Helmet, 1939 dated
RAF B-Type Leather Flying Helmet.
This classic RAF flying helmet is famous for being the type worn by Fighter Pilots during the Battle of Britain.
Air Ministry Ref. No. 22C/65.
The helmet outside chrome leather is in a very good condition.
The Bennett's buckle fastener's are complete, and the chin strap retains it's metal end-piece.
A slight impressed Air Ministry reference number can be seen on one side.
With Zip Ear receiver coverings and a pair of black rubber cushions inside.
Both zips work perfectly and their leather pullers are present.
The inside chamois leather is complete, but with some soiling.
A large 'Wareings' label is stitched to the crown, with the size and a 1939 date (see photo).
This helmet is in a very good 'used' condition.