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    Royal Flying Corps Tan Twill Cloth Flying Helmet. An early RFC flying helmet manufactured in tan twill cloth with blanket lining. It is equipped with a headband adjusting strap and has the usual flap closures over the ears and with provision for the Gosport receiver. The interior is marked with what appears to be a faint broad arrow and other indiscernible marks. The number "916501", presumably a service number, is written on the back of the helmet. A section of the female side of the chinstrap has broken off and the area where it is sewn to the helmet is rather tender. The helmet displays operational use with exterior soiling and wear to the interior. Still, it remains in very good condition.

    Estimate: $300 - $500.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2010
    26th Saturday
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