This type of flying goggles were a British design and were issued to American military aviators as part of their standard flying equipment during World War I. The donor of these goggles wore them in the post-war period from 1919 to 1920.
Donated by Leroy A. Boutwell
Country of Origin: United States of America
3-D Test: 19.1 x 5.1 x 7.6cm (7 1/2 x 2 x 3 in.)
Eye Pads: Cotton with fleece padding
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 black elastic strap.