Great ID'd WWI US Aviator Leather Flight Helmet by Armstrong Uniform Co
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Great ID'd WWI US Aviator Leather Flight Helmet by Armstrong Uniform Co

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SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

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ARTIFACT: 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.

VINTAGE: Circa WWI.

SIZE: Size 10-1/2" x 11.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Leather and polished cotton.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: "THE ARMSTRONG UNIFORM CO. CHICAGO."

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBJFX17 LEGEX5/17 SEJJX06/19

CONDITION: 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.