1957 P-4A USAF Fighter Pilot US Air Force Flight Helmet & Mask
Circa 1957 31st Fighter Interceptor Squadron pilot flight helmet and oxygen mask set, matching the late 50's period when they were flying F-86D Sabre aircrafts. Helmet is a P-4A type, size LARGE, made by SELBY SHOE CO. circa 1957. Tinted visor with guiding rail. The shell has been painted to the squadron's planes tails colours, the lightning bolt symbolizing the unit's interception ability. Helmet is complete with H-75 earphones mounted on sprig loaded "top hat" frames, microphone's plug and extension cord. Oxygen mask is an ACUSHNET MBU-3/P MS-22001 pattern dated 1960, size MEDIUM complete with microphone and MC-3 connector. Great matching set, superb patina. Display is included.
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