This is a rare and hard to find flying helmet. Original label indicates this is a Type B-6.
This style of helmet was a standard issue of heavy bombers crews of the 8. Army Air Forces in England.
It is an early issue helmet. Generously sheepskin lined , it is complete with Air Corps leather ear cups and complete with the chin strap assembly.
It is marked as a size medium. Helmet is in excellent overall condition with NO rips or tears. It is a stunning helmet. Few if any of these turn up complete with the leather ear cups. Get this helmet and remember those braves crews of the Mighty Eighth.Please note that this applies to auctions within a 5 day period. If there is a problem or concern contact me and Ill make it right. Once feedback is received I will reciprocate. The item "ARMY AIR CORPS 8TH AIR FORCES TYPE B-6 HIGH ALTITUDE HELMET" is in sale since Thursday, December 07, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Hats & Helmets".
The seller is "jgaviation" and is located in Edgewood, New Mexico. This item can be shipped worldwide.