WWI Imperial German Army Air Services Flight Helmet. This is a very well preserved German flying service helmet marked FLg. B (Flieger Battalion) and dated 1916.The helmet is made of black leather wrapped cork with a leather chin strap and black painted steel buckle. The ear flaps and neck flap are made of soft black leather with canvas lining.
The same type of leather makes the inner lining of the helmet. The helmet is 7.28 inches (18.5 cm) tall, 9.84 inches (25 cm) wide and 8.26 inches (21 cm) deep.
The UK size is 6 ¾, EU size is 55, US size is 6 7/8. The helmet weighs 700 grams. The helmet is in very condition for its age with some cracks on the leather of the cork rim. The item "WWI Imperial German Army Air Services Flight Helmet" is in sale since Saturday, December 16, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Helmets/ Hats".
The seller is "theantiquesstorehouse" and is located in Portsmouth. This item can be shipped worldwide.