From the estate of a veteran. I will describe below the set, but wanted to point out one thing that makes this set really unique and worthy of further study. The helmet and mask have MATCHING aluminum laundry tag bands. This set was issued to the aviator as you see here. See similar image in Mick. One is attached to O. 2 mask strap, other to rear goggle strap of helmet. Utilizing the 4 matching digits of the helmet and goggle tags-Im certain that someone could x-ref that portion of the individuals ASN. His amazing set, near mint condition set is comprised of. WWII Vented Pilot Goggles, model USAC Type B-7. Offered in excellent condition. By The Chas Fischer Spring Co. WWII USAAF Leather flight helmet type A-11 made by the Sel. By Shoe Company Size Medium. Offered in near mint condition. WWII USAAF headset receiver ANB. All wiring in great. WWII USAAF Oxygen Mask Typ. E A-14 manufactured by. The Ohio Chemical Mfg. Co offered in near mint condition. An incredible near mint U. Force leather flying helmet. Set that will not be encountered again! The Type A-11 intermediate flying helmet was standardized on August 6, 1943 and became one of the most popular and widely utilized helmets during World War II. There were numerous but minor changes relating to the oxygen mask attachments made during its production run but continued to keep the A-11 designation. The rubber earphone mountings were designated for the Type ANB-H-1 radio receiver. Type A-11 Intermediate Flying Helmet; seal brown cape leather exterior shell with black ru. ANB-H-1 Radio Headphone Receiver; chamois lining and ear pads; cap leather and chamois buckle. Chin strap; turn down brow flap. Leather buckle strap on the back nap. Of the helmet to adjust the helmet size; three leather straps on back of helmet to hold the flight goggle’s strap; double reinforced seam on each side of hel. The helmet with embroidered yellow letter text; silver. Stenciled Army Air Forces winged star insignia with white letter text “ARMY AIR FORCES” below insignia on left exterior side of helmet. Styrofoam display head not included. The item “WWII US Army Air Force Type A-11 Leather Flying Helmet Wired withGoggles & O2 Mask” is in sale since Friday, November 20, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Hats & Helmets”. The seller is “wasiller” and is located in Wasilla, Alaska. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Original/Reproduction: Original