Helmet, Flying, Type AN6540-2S, United States Marine Corps

Helmet, Flying, Type AN6540-2S, United States Marine Corps

     

The AN-H-15 helmet was introduced as the standard summer or light weight for the Army Air Force and Navy on April 23, 1943. It served as the replacement for the Type A-9 flying helmet.

Donated by James J. Donahue

Physical Description:
United States Marine Corps Summer flying helmet; khaki cotton helmet; black rubber earphones with gosport connection tubes; chamois padding on the inside of the earphones; cow hide buckle chin strap with chamois chin pad; brown leather chin strap with chin cup; brow flap; Manufacturer's tag with embroidered gold lettering sewn in back inside of helmet (see marks for full text).

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Slote & Klein Inc.

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Materials
Cotton, leather, chamois, brass, plastic, velvet
Dimensions
Clothing: 22.9 x 27.9 x 15.2cm (9 x 11 x 6 in.)
Clothing Size: Medium

The AN-H-15 helmet was introduced as the standard summer or light weight for the Army Air Force and Navy on April 23, 1943. It served as the replacement for the Type A-9 flying helmet.

Donated by James J. Donahue

Physical Description:
United States Marine Corps Summer flying helmet; khaki cotton helmet; black rubber earphones with gosport connection tubes; chamois padding on the inside of the earphones; cow hide buckle chin strap with chamois chin pad; brown leather chin strap with chin cup; brow flap; Manufacturer's tag with embroidered gold lettering sewn in back inside of helmet (see marks for full text).

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Slote & Klein Inc.

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Materials
Cotton, leather, chamois, brass, plastic, velvet
Dimensions
Clothing: 22.9 x 27.9 x 15.2cm (9 x 11 x 6 in.)
Clothing Size: Medium

ID: A19761620000