Very Rare WWI US Air Service (USAS) Pilot Helmet in Wool

Very Rare WWI US Air Service (USAS) Pilot Helmet in Wool

Code: afuh00002h-CON

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Product Description


ARTIFACT: This is a very rare World War I United States Air Service pilot helmet in olive green wool with great stitching and details, including ear flaps. It has a nice locking chin strap with a unique buckle. There is a San Antonio, Texas maker label sewn inside the twill lining.

VINTAGE: Circa World War I.

SIZE: Approximately 14-1/2" in height (from top to where wool meets cotton strap) and 10" width (when laid flat folded in half).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wool, twill lining, leather liner, cotton strap, plated brass buckle.

ATTACHMENT: Chin strap with locking clasp-style buckle.

MARKINGS: The Wolff & Marx Company San Antonio Texas label.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWI US Air Service uniform and headgear collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-RLB-VAEJX10/09-14 LEGEX3/14 SLDGEX4/16 SDGEX10/18

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The helmet has some spots of light to medium wear, the largest one being near the strap.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.