VERY RARE! WWI RNAS Leather Flying Helmet with Ful
Traditionally, World War One airmen of the Royal Naval Air Service wore black leather flying kit to differentiate themselves from the airmen of the Royal Flying Corps. The RFC airmen wore the honey coloured leather flying kit.
What I'm offering here is an early 'naped' black leather Flying Helmet. Accompanying this Flying Helmet is a very rare full face (cold weather) Face Mask, possibly made by "D Lewis".
Both the Helmet and Mask are in very good condition. The elatic sections of the mask are no longer elasticated and qould require a couple of repairs if deemed necessary.