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Korean war US Air Force P1B Pilot Helmet -

This is a US Air Force jet pilot helmet. One of the early types that was issued during the Korean war.



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a paper tag is found flued inside the helmet.

A cloth tag is found sewn to the suspension of the liner in the helmet. It is of black background color with gold letters. The tag reads as follows:

Sling assembly for helmet
Flying, protective, Type P-1B and P-3
Size Small
Drawing No 47-0-3185
Order No AF-21235
Stock No. 8310-400
The Selby Shoe Company





This Korean War US military collectible may be currently reproduced. It is becoming more difficult to be able to tell the fake ones from the real ones because the quality of the reproductions is improving. The collector must become familiarized with the construction style and materials employed in the manufacturing of this item. Attention to the details is critical in order to be able to determine the authenticity of the collectible.



If you have an interest is seeing other Korean war US military collectibles, you can do so by going to our US Military Collectibles Price Guide. Where we cover items from the Army, air Force, Navy and other organizations.



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Year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Value $650.00 $650.00 $700.00 $700.00 $750.00
Availability Rare Rare Rare Rare Rare
Invest Grade A A A A A


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