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and busily packing all of the orders you wonderful clients have been placing during the start of the New Year!!!
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Happy Collecting, Ron & Kanae
This is a great World War I US Aviator leather flight cap made by Armstrong Uniform Co. of Chicago. The helmet is named behind the left ear to "Lt. D. I. Perry," or Lt. Donald Irving Perry. He was from Newbury, MA and earned his wings in 4/18, became an officer in 9/18, and served as a flight instructor.
Size 10-1/2" x 11.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Leather and polished cotton.
"THE ARMSTRONG UNIFORM CO. CHICAGO."
This is from a USAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBJFX17 LEGEX5/17 SEJJX06/19
6- (Fine): There are a couple small areas of dryness. Some of the stitching is letting go. The goggle strap retention tab is missing.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.