US NAVY APH-5 Pilot Flight Helmet & Oxygen Mask
US Navy APH-5 jet pilot helmet with matching MS-22001/A-13A oxygen mask, circa 1958-60. The helmet is complete with leather covered pads, earphones , cable and jack. Single screen shade with securing knob. Shell and visor cover have been hand painted with stars and eagle heads on the sides. Hand painted arrow on the back with name "LEE". MS-22001 oxygen mask is a small size, dated 1956, made by Mine Safety Appliances with microphone and "Y" shaped yoke. Rare oxygen mini-regulator made by "FIREWEL" with ReDar hose dated 1959 directly fitted on the mask matching this period's specs. Also included is the matching Navy specs helmet bag. A one-off helmet, typical equipment of early F-8 Crusader or FJ-2/3 Fury pilots. Display head is included.
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