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RARE, BATTLE OF BRITAIN ERA, Early WW2 1940 Dated Nazi German Luftwaffe Pilot’s Alloy Oxygen Tank / Bottle. AE 560 - AE 560
This is an original early WW2 1940 dated German pilot’s oxygen bottle. The cylindrical alloy casing has scuffs consistent with age and service use & dents which are possibly battle / crash damage. The neck of the bottle has Luftwaffe markings and 25.4.40 date (25th April 1940). The base of the bottle is numbered ‘675’ (all markings illustrated in image 2). The bottle has its original brass tap / regulator. Which has an embossed indistinct mark. The bottle is 17” length and 12 ½” circumference at its widest . The price for this rare early WW2 dated Luftwaffe piece includes UK delivery. AE 560
£395.00

VERY RARE, BATTLE OF BRITAIN CONNECTIONS, WW2 Era British Spitfire / Hurricane Fighter Aircraft Rear Alloy Wheel With Original Air Ministry Marked Tyre. AE 558 - AE 558
The iconic British Spitfire and Hurricane aircraft played a Major role in the pivotal WW2 Battle of Britain 10th July 1940-31st October 1940. Original Spitfire & hurricane parts are very rare to find. This is a very rare WW2 Era Spitfire & Hurricane fighter aircraft rear wheel and tyre. The rubber tyre is worn but has no holes or cuts and many embossed numbers and marks including an Air Ministry ‘Crown AM’ mark (all markings illustrated in image 2). The aircraft grade alloy wheel hub has the correct bolt / axle holes and has no damage, dents or cracks. The hub is 4 ½” diameter. The tyre is 12” diameter and 4 ¼” tread width. The price for this piece of aviation history includes UK delivery. AE 558
£375.00

Large Original WW1 / WW2 Era Laminated Mahogany Aircraft Hub Boss & Propeller With Stamped Markings Worthy Of Further Research. Sn 15402 - 15402
This is an original complete propeller with hub from a WW1 /WW2 era aircraft. Made of laminated mahogany it is in excellent condition with just minor chips to the blade tips but these do not detract from the appearance of the piece. The hub has a brass plate with large bolts. The wood of the boss has faint impressed markings some of which are readable and appear to be ‘D 22260, B26212, P 1. 75 D2.15 HP 350 & S???A’. The propeller is 8 feet in length, the boss is 7 ¾” diameter and 6 ¾” thick. This large piece is a great aviation display item and worthy of further research. Due to the size of this item delivery will be by arrangement and at cost. Sn 15402
£695.00

SOLD SOLD ( 13/08) WW2 British RAF Air Ministry Marked 22C/826 MK VII Fighter Pilot’s Flying Goggles. Sn 15339:25 - 15339:25
MK VII goggles officially replaced the MK IV series of goggles in July 1942, they used the same split angle lenses as their predecessor in a more contoured frame to better integrate with the new rubber oxygen mask (see page 33 & 34 of Luftwaffe vs RAF by Prodger). This is an original example of the MK VII British RAF flying Goggles in good condition. The goggles are clean & undamaged with correct MK VII features apart from the absence of visor (hinge present). The blue painted brass frame is stamped with AM Crown and MK VII stores code 22C/826 together with number ‘1858’(illustrated in image 2). The correct webbing strap is clean undamaged and has the correct alloy buckles. The display head illustrated in the images is not included. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15339:25
£0.00

WW2 British RAF Air Ministry Marked MK IV Fighter Pilot’s Flying Goggles With MK IVB Strap . Sn 15339:24 - 15339:24
As a result of facial injuries reported by pilots to the Air Ministry, the MK IV series of goggles with alloy frames and visor were introduced (see page 31 of Luftwaffe vs RAF by Prodger). This is an original example of the MK IV British RAF flying Goggles in good condition. The goggles are clean & undamaged with correct MK IV features apart from the absence of hinged visor. The leather strap is impressed with Air Ministry ‘A Crown M’ mark and MK IVB designation (illustrated in image 2). The display head illustrated in the images is not included. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15339:24
£395.00

MINT, BATTLE OF BRITAIN ERA, 1928 To Early WW2 British RAF Fighter Pilot’s Lightweight Flying Goggles (MK II) No Lenses Strap Marked ‘K8’. Sn 15339:23 - 15339:23
This style of goggle has become known as the MKII although no record exists of it by that title. Introduced in 1928 the pattern was obsolete before WW2 began but continued to be used throughout the early war years and are prevalent in contemporary pictures of Battle Of Britain fighter pilots (see page 29 of Luftwaffe vs RAF by Prodger). The goggles in near mint condition should have flat laminate lenses but the lenses of our example are absent. The goggles have the correct light grey alloy frames, backed with brown material and correct brown simulated fur. The leather sprung head strap has the correct 2 adjustment buckles and is ink stamped ‘K8’. The display head illustrated in the images is not included. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15339:23
£425.00

RARE, MINT, WW2 1940 British WD RAF Pilot’s Tan Cloth Pilot's Training Flying Helmet By M. Kaye With Correct Air Ministry Gosport Communication Tubes. Sn 15339:22 - 15339:22
An original rare to find WW2 RAF pilot's cloth flying helmet (see page 20 of the book Flying Headgear Of The World 1934-45 by Weld). The helmet is made of tan cloth with inner felt lining and mesh ear roundels. It has the correct cloth chin strap with buckle. The helmet is near mint, clean and undamaged. It has the correct ear flaps with press stud fasteners and the lining has a 1940 dated size label 6 ½ - 6 7/8 with manufacturer detail M.Kaye together with ‘WD arrow Q244’ ink stamp (illustrated). The helmet comes with original AM marked Gosport tubes, used for communication between Trainer pilot and co-pilot / trainee. The fabric covered flexible metal tubes are in excellent condition. The earpieces bakelite, each marked with A.M. King's Crown and reference numbers. The alloy jack is AM Crown marked (all illustrated). The display head illustrated in the images is not included. The price for rare WW2 set includes UK delivery. Sn 15339:22
£495.00

WW2 British RAF MK IIIA Fighter Pilot’s Flying Goggles. Sn 15339:21 - 15339:21
MK III & IIIa flying goggles represented a radical and short lived yet crucial departure from conventional AM goggle designs. The goggles were fitted with curved celluloid plastic lenses (see page 31 of Luftwaffe Vs RAF by Prodger). Our example of the MK III goggles is fitted with the correct part elasticated , part leather strap with buckle. These goggles are in excellent condition. The goggles are clean & undamaged. The leather starp is AM marked and has model designation and stores codes (illustrated). The display head illustrated in the images is not included. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15339:21
£350.00

WW2 British RAF Air Ministry Marked MK IV Fighter Pilot’s Flying Goggles. Sn 15339:20 - 15339:20
As a result of facial injuries reported by pilots to the Air Ministry MK IV goggles with alloy frames and visor were introduced (see page 31 of Luftwaffe vs RAF by Prodger). This is an original example of the MK IVB British RAF flying Goggles in good condition. The goggles are clean & undamaged with correct MK IV features apart from the absence of hinged visor. The leather strap is impressed with Air Ministry ‘A Crown M’ mark and partially visible stores codes (illustrated in image 2). The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15339:20
£395.00

WW2 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) Fighter Pilot's A-9 Cloth Flying Helmet. Sn 15339:19 - 15339:19
An original WW2 A-9 American pilot's cloth flying helmet (see page 2 of the book Flying Headgear Of The World 1934-45 by Weld)). The helmet is made of green cloth with inner sheepskin fleece ear pads. It has the correct leather chin strap with fleece padding & buckle. The inside of the helmet is clean and undamaged and has a clean United States Air Force property label with A-9 model designation, stores codes and size ‘Medium’ (illustrated). All material of the helmet is clean and intact. The display head illustrated in the images is not included. The price for this WW2 Fighter Pilot's set includes UK delivery. Sn 15339:19
£125.00
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