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Polaroid B-8 goggles and mask

Article about: Comments welcomed on this WW 2 leather mask and B-8 Polaroid goggles photo in book is from Mick Prodger's book Vintage Flying Helmets...DAVE H

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    Comments welcomed on this WW 2 leather mask and B-8 Polaroid goggles
    photo in book is from Mick Prodger's book Vintage Flying Helmets...DAVE H
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    hi dave superb goggles and in excellent condition can i ask how the lower apron is fixed to the goggles thanks for sharing, james

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    Where/when were these used? Tankers in winter?

    Thanks for sharing!

    Nitram

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    James, thanks for checking the goggles,they are attached by (3) snaps or poppers (1) at each side and (1) in the middle.............DAVE H
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    Nitram,I believe they were used by USAAF crew in open area's of the plane and possibly at high altitudes.......DAVE H

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    thanks for going to the trouble of posting the detailed shots dave i understand now the fixing arrangement many thanks james

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    That is cool! Rich A. in Pa.
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    That is a VERY hard to find piece. Nice.

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    Great item Dave.

    Eric
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