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WWII Soviet leather flight helmet - your opinions please

Article about: this is a transitional Soviet copy of a German leather winter flight helmet, dated 1945 and lined with dog hair. a throat laryngophone microphone (not shown) is included with the set. what a

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    Big Ned,...........This is inside (2) of my flight helmets ????????????.......the darker one is smooth and the lighter one is kind of coarse...............Dave H
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    Karakul sheepskin helmet in mass production? Then the buttons and clasps would make of gold, or at least silver. USSR - a rich country!!!
    In the USSR, the dog fur was considered most suitable for flight uniforms from his existing undercoat. It was only in the early 1960s, began to be used sheep fur. And it is mainly due to economic reasons.

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    check these photo's with the one on post #3.....................Dave HClick image for larger version. 

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    Hello,

    I found a photo of a ww2 Russian pilot (in the middle) wearing 3AStalina's flight helmet. I will post it below.
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