Good Evening / Morning Ladies and Gentlemen
I'm afraid I'm showing a part of my vast ignorance in US pilot items.
I'm interested in the mask shown in the third photo. Has anyone any idea of the date for this piece? This particular dealer states it is WW1, but I'm not convinced. I certainly think it could be from the USAAS but as this was initiated in May 1918 and renamed in June 1926 there is a rather large window...
As the items immediately below are definitely WW1 Western Electric, it really makes me wonder:
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I'll be upfront and state I'm not looking to purchase from this dealer.
The final photo is a similar mask, does the uniform assist in any dating?
The helmets in both photos are Western Electric Type 1A
Many thanks for all replies.