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These are some of the SOLD items that have been listed on our website

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USAAF Goggles - Click for the bigger picture SoldUSAAF Goggles - WWII, variable density with flip-up Polaroid tracer visor dated 1944.
RAF Irvin Electrically Wired Jacket - Click for the bigger picture SoldRAF Irvin Electrically Wired Jacket - A good original example of the "heated" variant favoured by the air crew of Bomber Command. The jacket itself was not heated, but carried an integral wiring loom to connect heated gloves and boots. While the loom is in place, the connectors to the flight trousers have been removed. Original dot zips in working order. Some service wear and repairs, but overall a good example and unusual to find in a decent size. To fit a 43" chest (c.110 cm.)
USAAF Preserver, Pneumatic Life Vest - Click for the bigger picture SoldUSAAF Preserver, Pneumatic Life Vest - WWII, Type B-5 – or a Mae West to everyone else! Nicely stamped with full AAF identification marks, dated July 1945 and manufactured by the Seamless Rubber Company. It is lacking the oxygen inflation bottle. Leather patches to the front have been restitched and showing signs of wear, but ideal for mannequin display.
B-17 Model Aircraft - Click for the bigger picture SoldB-17 Model Aircraft - An early variant of the famous Flying Fortress made from cast alloy and mounted on an ashtray base inscribed RAF. The B-17 was the backbone of the USAAF Bomber Fleet but also saw service with the RAF. Wing span 20 cm.
RAF Second Pattern D type Flying Helmet - Click for the bigger picture SoldRAF Second Pattern D type Flying Helmet - Marked with RAF stores ref. 22C/971 making this a size 3 helmet. Designed for use in tropical climates and made of cotton twill and lined with satin. This pattern incorporates a neck flap to protect the wearer from the desert sun. This example is in very clean issued condition with Air Ministry stamped receivers fitted together with an internal wiring loom and bell plug.
Aviator's Wrist Compass - Click for the bigger picture SoldAviator's Wrist Compass - marked 16583/B, with original webbing strap and metal fold down dial cover. Good working order circa 1930's.
De Havilland Moth Minor Propeller - Click for the bigger picture SoldDe Havilland Moth Minor Propeller - A fine example manufactured in laminated mahogany with a brass leading edge. Fully stamped to boss and dated June 1939. The DH94 was designed as a monoplane successor to the Moth and was powered with a 80hp Gipsy Minor engine. This prop has a lovely patina with minor service wear and a slight ding on the leading edge but this does not detract. 1.80m.
RAAF 'B' Type Flying Helmet - Click for the bigger picture SoldRAAF 'B' Type Flying Helmet - WWII, complete with Gosport tubes and frost protection pads. Very clean original condition, inside and out. Maker's label reading V 219, A.F. with broad arrow and dated 1944. Good size and a fine example.
Luftwaffe Flying Helmet Model LKpW 101 - Click for the bigger picture SoldLuftwaffe Flying Helmet Model LKpW 101 - WWII, winter weight, fur lining. Ear phones fitted but lacking throat mike and jack plug.
RAF First Pattern C type Flying Helmet - Click for the bigger picture SoldRAF First Pattern C type Flying Helmet - Stamped with RAF stores ref. 22C/452 making this a size 4 helmet. This increasingly hard to find pattern was introduced in late 1941 and continued in service until 1944 when the second pattern was introduced. This example is in good issued condition but without receivers or the external wiring loom being fitted. Showing some service wear but well above average. Named to Hepburn. A nice original example of a genuine WWII issue helmet.
Mk VIII style Flying Goggles by Halcyon - Click for the bigger picture SoldMk VIII style Flying Goggles by Halcyon - This example is based on the RAF Mk VIII pattern and is the deluxe version with blue painted brass frames and full leather face mask. Fitted with excellent clear safety lenses and good elasticated strap. Minor wear to paintwork but overall in exceptional condition. Perfect for vintage flying or motoring.
A-2 Flight Jacket - Click for the bigger picture SoldA-2 Flight Jacket - WWII Issue with completely original everything! Made by Aero Leather Clothing of Beacon NY. Marked 38R (97 cm), Talon zips fitted and the distinctive red/rust knitted waist and cuff bands, associated with this manufacturer. The lining is also original, but is showing some wear. No rips or tears to the leather. A great vintage jacket in the sort of condition you dream about!
WRAF Uniform - Click for the bigger picture SoldWRAF Uniform - dated 1962 and named to Pilot Officer Blanchard. This is a quality uniform by Moss Bros. of Convent Garden, London. It comprises of a tunic with Queen's Crown buttons, matching skirt, shirt, tie and female officer's visor cap. All in exceptional condition, approx. Size 10.
RAF 'D' Type Electrically Heated Bootees - Click for the bigger picture SoldRAF 'D' Type Electrically Heated Bootees - Stores Ref 22C/721/4. Labelled to Windak Clothing, A.M. stamping. Standard issue to Bomber Crews, to be worn inside flying boots and attached to 1941 pat suit.
Mk III Flying Goggles - Click for the bigger picture SoldMk III Flying Goggles - A clean example as issued to allied aircrew in WWII. This pair is RCAF stamped with stores ref. no. 22/397 and dated 1942. The perspex lenses and brass frame show some service wear. The leather face pad and backstrap are in excellent condition with springs completely functional. They are becoming increasingly hard to find in this condition.
RAF Mk VII Flying Goggles - Click for the bigger picture SoldRAF Mk VII Flying Goggles - Stores ref. no. 22C/826. This example is the rare first pattern introduced in July 1942 and features a sprung leather back strap as opposed to the webbing strap of the later mark. Nicely stamped on the nose bridge with AM and the stores ref. no. Mount for flip down visor and fitted with clear lenses. Showing minor service wear but overall in exceptional condition. This pattern is becoming increasingly hard to find.
RAF Gunner's Hood - Click for the bigger picture SoldRAF Gunner's Hood - Introduced in 1943 to protect turret gunners from the extreme cold. Designed to be used in conjunction with the RAF C type helmet and held in place by the two front goggle straps. It has provision for the oxygen tube to exit through the front of the mask. In very good condition with Dot zip fitted. An unusual and increasingly rare item of RAF flight clothing.
RAF Aerogram - Click for the bigger picture SoldRAF Aerogram - This is an early form of fax enabling servicemen to send special greetings to loved ones in WWII. This example dated 2/11/43 sends Christmas greetings from Doug serving with 113 Maintenance Unit on active duty in the Middle East. Nicely framed. Ideal Christmas present for RAF collector! 22 cm x 17 cm.
RAF 1939 pattern 'Battle of Britain' Flying Boots ref. 22C/228 - Click for the bigger picture SoldRAF 1939 pattern 'Battle of Britain' Flying Boots ref. 22C/228 - On offer is an increasingly rare pair of genuine 1939 dated second pattern flying boots. These are real "sleepers", having been stored in a loft since 1945. They are also a matched pair with original leather pulls, King's Crown and AM stamping, as well as the all important 1939 manufacturing date, so they could have seen service in the Battle of Britain, although unfortunately we have no provenance with them. The canvas leg section is better than average, although showing some service wear and repairs, as do the leather soles. The fur lining is a little grubby, but overall an extremely collectable example and the first pair we have had in for a considerable time.
RAF Officer's WWII Forage Cap - Click for the bigger picture SoldRAF Officer's WWII Forage Cap - Made of barathea wool with brass King's Crown badge. In near mint condition and appears unissued. Stamped inside 292/16/N1232 and dated 1944. Size 7. This wartime cap would be hard to better.
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