Otherwise, the helmet is in excellent shape, with absolutely no rips, holes, tears, or other damage to the tough "pebbled" brown goatskin leather construction. Most interestingly, it boasts the original sewn brown leather ear cups, sports the classic front bill, triple crown seams, and goggle retention tabs at back, and carries the traditional "NAF 1092 / SLOTE & KLEIN" US Navy contract label inside. The helmet is a Size 7 1/8, stamped U. At the back left crown, and is complete with the original, matching goatskin leather chin cup.
It features a clean chamois lining, and is a beautiful example of a rare, original US Navy USMC Marine WW2 CORSAIR HELLCAT PILOT NAF 1092 LEATHER FLIGHT HELMET. No ear phones or wiring included.
We have shown a photo of the legendary USMC ace Colonel John L. Smith in WW2 wearing a similar NAF 1092 leather flight helmet with ear cups. GOVERNMENT at the left front. The item "US Navy USMC Marine WW2 CORSAIR HELLCAT PILOT NAF 1092 LEATHER FLIGHT HELMET Vtg" is in sale since Friday, May 24, 2019. 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.