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THREE LOVELY PAIRS OF CLASSIC & HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER "BATTLE OF BRITAIN" 1940 PATTERN MkIVb (22C/167) FLYING GOGGLES. THREE SETS ONLY ! WHEN THEY'VE GONE, THEY'VE GONE !...From my own private collection.
£495 Per Pair

THREE LOVELY PAIRS OF THE CLASSIC & HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER "BATTLE OF BRITAIN" 1940 PATTERN MkIVb (22C/167) FLYING GOGGLES. ......THREE SETS ONLY ....WHEN THEY'VE GONE, THEY'VE GONE !...From my own collection. You just don't see them as nice as this ! Hurry while these few are available.

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A SERIOUSLY RARE, SUPERB & COMPLETELY 'AS ISSUED' BOXED SET of RAF 'BATTLE of BRITAIN' MkIV GOGGLES. WITH FULL ACCESSORIES & SPARES. Manufactured by Lever Optical Co in 1940. Staggeringly lovely !
£SOLD

A SERIOUSLY RARE, SUPERB & 'COMPLETELY ''AS ISSUED' BOXED SET of RAF 'BATTLE of BRITAIN' MkIV GOGGLES. WITH FULL ACCESSORIES & SPARES. Manufactured by Lever Optical in 1940. Staggeringly lovely !

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R.A.F. FLYING GOGGLES (MkVII) . MINT STATE & TOTALLY STORES FRESH.
£595

R.A.F. FLYING GOGGLES (MkVII) LATE 1940-1942. 'MINT STATE' & TOTALLY STORES FRESH. An incredible pair of the rarest quality you can imagine.

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ORIGINAL BOXED SET of RAF MkVIII FLYING GOGGLES WITH TWO SETS of SPARE LENSES & ANTI-DIMM SET. RAF Stores Ref:22c/930. (Levers Optical dated May 1953) IDENTICAL TYPE USED DURING 1942-1945 WW2
£295

ORIGINAL BOXED SET of RAF MkVIII FLYING GOGGLES WITH TWO SETS of SPARE LENSES & ANTI-DIMM SET. RAF Stores Ref:22c/930. (Levers Optical dated May 1953) IDENTICAL TYPE USED DURING 1942-1945 WW2

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A PLEASING & HIGH QUALITY PAIR OF RAF MKVIII FLYING GOGGLES (with tinted lenses ) c,
£175

A PLEASING & HIGH QUALITY PAIR OF RAF MKVIII FLYING GOGGLES. ( Another spare daily use pair also owned by "KANE" as per the boxed set on the above browser page ) tinted lenses. C, 1945-1950 .. I think this man may have been a Meteor Pilot.

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A VERY WELL PRESERVED PAIR, MKVIII R.A.F. FLYING GOGGLES (c,1944) A.M.leather embossed nose bridge stamp & stores stamps. With original blue & leather tab head strap. Very tidy. Classic Bomber Command Kit from WW2
£225

A VERY WELL PRESERVED PAIR OF MKVIII R.A.F. FLYING GOGGLES (c,1944) with A.M.leather embossed nose bridge stamp and stores stamps. With original blue & leather tab head strap. Very tidy.

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An EXCELLENT PAIR OF WW2 (c,1944) MkVIII FLYING GOGGLES WITH LEATHER TAB & BLUE ELASTIC HEAD STRAP. CAREFULLY USED. A GREAT ITEM FOR A HELMET RIG DISPLAY.
£SOLD

An EXCELLENT PAIR OF WW2 (c, 1944) MkVIII FLYING GOGGLES WITH LEATHER TAB & BLUE ELASTIC HEAD STRAP. CAREFULLY USED. A GREAT ITEM FOR A HELMET RIG DISPLAY. ( Tinted Lenses)

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Battle of Britain (A Complete Fighter Rig) Flying Helmet, Goggles & Oxygen Mask (RARE & SUPERB)
£(SOLD)

From my own collection. A totally superb and complete Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot's Rig, Comprising: A 1938 "B" Type leather flying helmet, Mk IV (NOT MkIVb) Goggles & a really spot on and "Super Rare" D Type Cloth Oxygen Mask. The Helmet, a size ( ) is by ( ) of ( ) and has a lovely original cartoon picture of Popeye and an anti-nazi slogan " " written inside The Mk4 Goggles display the ultra rare 1st Type 'locking peg' "fiddly" visor adjustment type which preceeded the later friction spring sub-type. The "D" Type mask is a truly rare item in this level of preservation. ( In this condition these sell on their own at 1,000 + (and even rough moth eaten examples bring c,500- 600)

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Another nice set of R.A.F. FLYING GOGGLES (MkIVB) 1940 WITH SUN SHIELDBattle of BritainType.
£695

Another nice set of R.A.F. FLYING GOGGLES (MkIVB) 1940 WITH SUN SHIELDBattle of BritainType. After another 'dig out' of the stock boxes we have located another pair of MkIV's complete with Sun 'Flip' Shield . These are lovely ......see full description.

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R.A.F. (M.O.D./AIRCREW JACKET) LARGE & 100% BRAND NEW. Ex-Aviation Leathercraft R.A.F. Contract
£450

ROYAL AIR FORCE (M.O.D./AIRCREW JACKET) LARGE & 100% TOTALLY 'MINT' & BRAND NEW. By Aviation Leathercraft of Thruxton under contract to the M.O.D. THIS JACKET TYPE IS ONLY NORMALLY AVAILABLE TO SERVING R.A.F. PERSONELL. Having once been an RAF connected bod myself I bought this superb jacket back in 2002 and just never wore it, preferring the Black "Tornado" type jacket instead. Thus, this example is totally 100% 'mint' and has never been outside of my wardrobe since I put in in there almost 10 years ago. You just CAN'T buy these for money as the manufacturer is Ibelieve bound by M.O.D. contract not to supply to non-service customers. Therefore, not only is this a 'one off' but its rare to unique ever to see one offered at all. Only One Price ..........450 .

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ROYAL FLYING CORPS (LEATHER FLYING HELMET) By HEGARO Circa 1915-16 & Goggles.
£595

A LOVELY AND 'SUPER CRISP' ROYAL FLYING CORPS (LEATHER FLYING HELMET) By 'HEGARO' of London. Circa 1915-16 & Associated Period Goggles. Helmets in this state of preservation have always been rare as hens' teeth. This is a stunner from my own collection. HEGARO made helmets for the RAF and for Civil Aviation for may years including many "Gosport Tube" types as late as 1940. The goggles are totally perioud and are also in 'crisp' original condition with amber tinted lenses. A CLASSIC DISPLAY PAIRING.

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ROYAL FLYING CORPS (LEATHER FLYING HELMET) Circa 1916
£395

ROYAL FLYING CORPS (LEATHER FLYING HELMET) Circa 1916. A very nice original and un-messed with helmet with a wonderful natural appearance and 95% of its fur and inner fabric. Most of these are real "raggy" and have poppers and studs missing , but this is 100% complete in that regard. This is the 'Classic' "PER ARDUA" helmet worn by many of the RFC's most famous aces in World War I . Seldom seen this original.

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ROYAL FLYING COPRS OFFICERS CAP (Belonging to a 56 Squadron ACE)
£SOLD

A HIGHLY IMPORTANT ROYAL FLYING COPRS OFFICER'S CAP (Belonging to a 56 Squadron "ACE" with 8 kills) Once the uniform cap of the Late 2/Lt Robert Hugh Sloley RFC. Who was Killed in Action on 1st October 1917 by Lt Xavier Dannhuber of Jasta 26. 2/Lt Sloley was a close friend of Captain James Mc Cudden VC ann of Lt Arthur Rhys-Davids and fellow 56 Squadron pilot.

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POLISH AIR FORCE (Battle of Britain Period) Pilots Wings (Boxed)
£SOLD

POLISH AIR FORCE (Battle of Britain Period) 1940- Pilots Wings (With Period purpose made recessed Spink box.) A superb and original set of PAF wings with chain by FIRMIN of LONDON in Spink purpose made box. ( Spink also produced similar wings for the PAF. )

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BATTLE OF BRITAIN (1940) RNZAF �B� Flying helmet & Mk III Goggles & �D� Type �Sefton� Mask
£SOLD

BATTLE OF BRITAIN (1940) RNZAF "B" Flying helmet with Mk III " Canadian" Type Goggles & "D" Type 'Sefton' Oxygen Mask. A superb 'period' budget display group without breaking the bank.

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RAF. Flying Helmet (Mk2)COLD WAR TYPE. Oxygen Mask & Electrics. Standard Combat Kit 1960s & 1970s
£SOLD

A very clean and original Royal Air Force Flying Helmet (Mk2) 'White Finish' A lovely example complete with Oxygen Mask and full electrics. Standard Service Combat Issue during 1960' & 1970's COLD WAR STANDARD KIT ( Lightnings, Vulcans , Phantoms etc )

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GOGGLES.MkIVB,�Sun Shield�+ Totally Complete Boxed Conversion Kit. BATTLE OF BRITAIN 1940.
£950 (SOLD)

"BATTLE of BRITAIN" GOGGLES (R.A.F.) 1940 (MkIVB),Ref: 22c/167 (Wm Stephens & Sons Ltd. With original Flip Sun Shield�.Totally Complete with the entire Boxed Conversion Kit for fitting these Goggles to the later Leather Helmet, this set even has the original 'bright' copper rivets with which to carry out the work. All in their packet and original outer card box. Also the original leather interior AM stamped lenses case, containing one pair spare slightly tinted lenses,(in orginal paper) + lense wallet, cleaning leather and spare leather strap. This is item is 'a true miracle survivor' complete assembly from the BATTLE OF BRITAIN, 1940. I doubt that there is another one like this anywhere (I don't think the RAF Museum have one this complete) and in over 25 years of serious collecting I've never seen another one as complete as this. If YOU are a serious collector of RAF or BATTLE of BRITAIN items this is for YOU !

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R.A.F. FLYING GOGGLES (MkIVB) 1940 ´Battle of Britain´
£395

R.A.F. FLYING GOGGLES (MkIVB) 1940 "Battle of Britain" Type. A decent pair of these much sought after goggles. This pair has had very little use before being retired. The interior nose pad being being practically unused. The lenses as usual show a fair bit of delamination in a clear bullseye pattern. Rear pads are hard as usual, but of course can be replased if required. All straps and elastics are 100% A1 with a nice clear AM and stores impressment on the strap.

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R.A.F. FLYING GOGGLES (MkIVB) 1940 WITH SUN SHIELDBattle of BritainType.
£675 (One of Two Pairs Currently Available)

R.A.F. FLYING GOGGLES (MkIVB) 1940 'WITH SUN SHIELDBattle of BritainType. A really lovely and classic pair of totally complete' Battle of Britain' goggles with their original sun screen 'flip' shield. A wonderful re-enactor or display ensemble.

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BATTLE of BRITAIN Mk4b Goggles Sun Shield
£(Sold)

A spare BATTLE of BRITAIN Mk4b Goggles "Sun Shield" ...very rare as an oddment.....ONE ONLY.......This can also be purchased with the complete rig listed above (or) here as a separate item.

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R.A.F. FLYING GOGGLES (MkIVB) 1940 Battle of Britain Type.(Good renovation project)
£295

R.A.F. FLYING GOGGLES (MkIVB) 1940 "Battle of Britain" Type. A somewhat lower grade pair of these much sought after goggles. This pair had a short period of use before being retired as the interior nose pad is lightly soiled.

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ORIGINAL R.A.F. (IRVIN) FLYING JACKET (Early two panel type) 1940-41
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AN ORIGINAL R.A.F. (IRVIN) FLYING JACKET (Rare and sought after early twoback panel, darker brown wool type) c,1940-41. The jacket is a real "dusty" sleeper that we bought some years ago at a boot sale ! ...No damage and all zips are working (all are DOT Made in England originals with leather pulls) and a little stiff, This is a scarce LARGE size example which measures roughly 22"- 23" across the back arm pit to arm pit . Should fit a 40" chest. The jacket is 27" from top of collar to hem. Basically a nice clean original jacket which would benefit from some leather feeding.

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R.A.F. Mae West ( c,1941) Life Jacket with label. (RARE)
£(SOLD)

R.A.F. Mae West ( c,1941) Life Jacket with label. (VERY RARE THIS NICE)

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ORIGINAL R.A.F. (IRVIN) FLYING JACKET (A.M. Label 1945)
£ (SOLD)

ORIGINAL R.A.F. (IRVIN) FLYING JACKET (A.M. Label 1945) Another very clean and soft jacket with one or two early rubberised and patched repairs to the upper rear shoulder and some old and newer leather patch repairs to the cuff area of the left and right lower sleeves. This is a whopper with an approximate 42" chest potential. The interior fleece is excellent and very snug and warm. The small repairs on this jacket don't do a lot to it and could be improved with little work by a leather expert. A lovely item and very wearable indeed.

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A SUPER RARE TAYLOR PRESSURE HELMET (R.A.F.) Late 1960s. Lightnings, HIGH ALTITUDE.
£SOLD

A 'SUPER RARE' TAYLOR 'PARTIAL' PRESSURE HELMET (R.A.F.) Late 1960's. Lightnings and Vulcans, 'HIGH ALTITUDE MISSION KIT' . This is a sheer classic and the absolute 'top prize' for the serious flying kit collector. Normally totally unobtainable at any price.

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METEOR (Mk,8) CONTROL GRIP (Rare) 1960s Spare.
£SOLD

An R.A.F. METEOR (Mk8) Fighter CONTROL GRIP, with Gun and Bomb release buttons. A (Very Rare) 1960's Spare part in 'unused' condition.

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R.A.F. (RED ARROWS) BONE DOME Attributed to Bill Loverseed Team Leader 1970 -1971 (RARE)
£ (SOLD)

A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO OBTAIN A GENUINE & SUPERB (RED ARROWS) Mk2 "BONE DOME". Flown during the 1970-71 display season in the Folland Gnat aircraft then used by the team. The helmet is attributed to Squadron Leader 'Bill Loverseed" Team Leader of The Red Arrows 1970-1971.The helmet is in well used condition having for many years been used as an RAF recruiting 'tool' in various places and at various air shows adn displays. It was finally sold off for a charitable donation many years ago.