Original US Air Force K-1 flight helmet. High altitude pressurized flight helmet has a thin gray separate fiberglass outer shell with a detachable inner sage green nylon lace-up hood with neck skirt. There is full communication gear including earphones and microphone and a US Air Force decal above at the top. The descriptive label on the skirt reads: "Hood, Helmet, Flying, K-1, Stock No. 8415-NSL, International Latex Corporation, Delaware…Part No. MG-52 (Type K-1 Helmet) Contract No. AF-33(602)-5438, Inspected: Feb 23, 1955.” In very good condition, with some tears to rubber face seal and light overall scratches and surface marks to shell. RRAuction COA.
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