These flying goggles were a British design and were issued to American military aviators as part of their standard flying equipment during World War I.
Donated by Mrs. Mary E. "Mother" Tusch
Country of Origin: United States of America
3-D Test: 20.3 x 3.8 x 7cm (8 x 1 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)
Frames: Brass/copper alloy
Lenses: Glass with xylonite coating
Eye Pads: Cotton with fleece padding and steel wire, velvet
Other: Leather, rubber
United States Army Air Service (USAAS) issued flying goggles; aluminum frames with cotton eye cups with fleece padding; glass lenses with discolored xylonite anti-shatter coating; broken elastic strap.