Otherwise, the helmet is in excellent shape, with absolutely no rips, holes, tears, or other damage to the crisp khaki 100% cotton construction. Most interestingly, it's a Size Small, bears the classic "winged star" outline stamping of the "ARMY AIR FORCES" at the left crown, the interior right crown, and on the chamois lining at the underside of the front "bill". And carries the original AN-H-15 / BATES SHOE CO.
Traditional black rubber ear cups with chamois "donut" interior ear pads, sports the familiar velour padded brown leather chinstrap, and features a strip of 4 black leather backed darkened brass "male" snaps at each side of the front, along with a single "male" snap at the lower left side. It exhibits all three brown leather goggle retention straps at back, and is a beautiful example of a rare, original.
US Army AAF WW2 PILOT AN-H-15 KHAKI COTTON FLIGHT HELMET. We have shown a photo of an AAF airman in WW2 wearing a very similar AN-H-15 flight helmet. The item "US Army AAF WW2 PILOT AN-H-15 KHAKI COTTON FLIGHT HELMET EXC Vtg Aviator Fly Cap" is in sale since Tuesday, January 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Hats & Helmets".
The seller is "abramsantiques" and is located in Claremont, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.