Original WW-II era German Model K33 Winter Fighter Pilot's Leather Flying Helmet
A war-time winter-issue Model K 33 German Air Force Flying Helmet. For either aircrew in training or those piloting single-seater fighters. (and so not in need of radio contact within the aircraft). Manufactured in soft, dark brown leather with a fleece lining. This model has the two-piece, chamois-leather backed. 14-hole chin-strap with magnetic metal buckles either side for the straps. And metal clips on either side to hold the elastic straps. Used to hold the oxygen mask in place. On the crown is an adjustable cloth strap with locking clip. The front having a hook to hold the top strap. Of the oxygen mask and at the rear are two vertical leather straps. With snap closures to hold the pilot's goggles in place. (The helmet size is stamped in faded blue ink on the label). All in all a lovely example of a German Fighter. War-time soft leather flying helmet! The item "Original WW-II era German Model K33 Winter Fighter Pilot's Leather Flying Helmet" is in sale since Thursday, May 18, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Helmets/ Hats". The seller is "alderneyvintagecollectibles" and is located in Winchester, Hampshire. This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe, United States, Canada, Australia.