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
This page is a recognition and identification guide for Korean War US collectibles. Multiple
detailed photos of a specific sample are provided. Descriptions point out clearly defined
points that should be noted.
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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
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
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
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.