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Here is an M1 Helmet, front seam and swivel chinstrap bales. Helmet only no liner. Used with service wear and has one side of the chinstrap remaining.
A small 2" fracture crack to the back right.
Period hand painted with a Padre/ Chaplin cross to the front.
Here is a rare white painted early M1 Combat Helmet with front seam and liner. It is the first type with fixed chinstrap fitting. Used, issued and as worn. Please see images, no chin strap present, head band at the back is not fixed with some damage and the liner strap is in two pieces.
No other history on this piece.
In good condition a USAAC Summer issue garrison cap in Tan and piped in stripped orange and ultramarine blue.
Sized at a 6 3/4"
A good Enlisted USAAC Garrision Cap piped in orange and ultramarine blue, summer issue in Tan and large sized at 7 1/4"
A good original USAAC Garrision Cap, piped in braided orange and ultramarine blue. No moth or damage in unusual chocolate material.
Size 6 3/4"
An Officers Air Corps, Cap, Service,"Crusher". This is the scarce and desirable Flighter by Bancrof in used condition with service wear (but not worn out). The leather on the peak is good condition as is the strap.
A good example of the Summer/Tropical Officers Cap. With officer cap badge in good condition, small hole on the top and two slight stains, small water staining to the inner (see images) 3" of headband stitching wear under the peak inside, no maker labels. Still a solid example.
This is a large size at 7 1/2" or 5/8"
This one is an 8th Air Force Officers private purchased tan shirt, badges 8th Air Force on the left sleeve, pilot wing to the left breast which has pin back fitting, 2nd Lieutenant bars with pin back fittings to the shoulders and finally an honorable discharge "Ruptured Duck" badge to the right breast.
No moth and a good quality piece with makers label.
Size is small 38/40 - Great for display unless you are really small.
A good classic pair of Army Air Corps Aviator Sunglasses in good but used condition not maker marked, lenses are dark brown. With original vintage leather case.
Here is an Enlisted Troop Carrier Garrison Cap in good condition, no moth, has been worn and has slight service wear. The cap is piped in Air Corps blue and gold and has the 1st Troop Carrier Command D.I. pin back with safety catch and in sterling silver.
Measures 10 1/2" in length.
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