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

SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description


OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

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.