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Flying helmet worn by Nancy Bird Walton after 1945

Made 1945
Flying helmet of dark blue painted leather lined with machine sewn cotton fabric and with a chin strap and buckle. There are press stud retainers sewn on either side of the helmet to secure flying goggles straps so that they would not blow off in the wind. The helmet features ear shields fitted with fine metal net on the inside of the helmet and brass plate buttons on the outside.
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