A war-time winter-issue Model K33 German Air Force flying helmet. For either aircrew in training or those piloting single seater fighters. So not in need of radio contact within the aircraft. Manufactured in s oft, 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 strap used to hold the oxygen mask in place. On the crown is an adjustable cloth strap with locking clip. The front end having a hook to hold the top strap. Of an oxygen mask and at the rear. Are two vertical leather straps. With snap closures to hold the pilots goggles in place. The manufacturers label is embroidered at the inner rear and is inscribed.
(The helmet size is stamped in faded blue ink on the label). All in a lovely used example of a German (probable) fighter pilots flying helmet!The item "Original WW-II era German Model K33 Winter Fighter Pilot's Leather Flying Helmet" is in sale since Monday, April 17, 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.