VMF-321 Crusader Pilot APH-6 Flight Helmet & Mask
US Marines Corps VMF-321 squadron aka BLACK BARONS flight helmet and oxygen mask. APH-6 flight helmet is the twin visors type with clear and tinted screens. Size LARGE. Visors housing is dated 1969. The shell has been adorned with squadron's colours, matching the 71-74 period flying on F-8 Crusader and F-4 Phantoms. Matching A-13A oxygen mask, dated 1968 complete with avionices, ReDar hose, and 1968 Robert Shaw mini regulator. The set also includes a rigger made helmet bag stenciled "WILD BILL" on top. The helmet was found at the veteran's neighbour estate sale on the West Coast. Illegible traces of a name on the back. However it's possible to read "YANKEE AIR PIRATE U.S.M.C WILD BILL". Display is included. Rare piece of aeronautical memorabilia related to the Last Gunfighters.
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