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    A gift from my wife........dave h
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    Wow what a great gift,Very nice Dave

    Eric
    [h=3]e plu·ri·bus u·num[/h]

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    Indeed - it's in fabulous condition ! - Most of these shearling/cold weather types
    I've seen are ripped somewhere and the leather is cracked. Judging by the
    second photo Dave, you are no stranger to flight helmets !

    It is interesting in that there are no holes for Gosport tubes
    or attaching a headset/earphones.........
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Eric,thanks a great gift from a great LADY......
    Steve..Thanks for your input,have been collecting flight headgear for the past few years,here is a photo from Mick Prodgers book....Dave H
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    Lol - I guess they used hand signals with these guys.........!
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    During the war, many were modified by the addition of leather earcups which held R-14 receivers. Some simply had holes cut over the ears so that regular headphones could be used with the helmet.

    Eric
    [h=3]e plu·ri·bus u·num[/h]

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    Dave great stuff . You have a great head gear collection. Gary

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    Nice example.

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    Nice helmet I can not find one in this nice of shape!

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    Latest addition..........B5 fB5 flight helmetB5 flight helmetB5 flight helmetB5 flight helmetlight helmet with factory installed gosport tubes,need a chin strap to complete....................Dave H

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