Goggles, Flying, Type AN-6530, United States Army Air Forces or Navy

Goggles, Flying, Type AN-6530, United States Army Air Forces or Navy

     

The AN-6530 were a mid-World War II production modification for both the Army and Navy. The AN-6530 were a essentially a strengthened version of the Army Air Forces Type B-7 flying goggles. This pair was worn by Lt. Louis R. Purnell of the 99th Fighter Squadron, United States Army Air Forces.

Donated by Louis R. Purnell

Physical Description:
United States Army Air Forces or Navy Type AN-6530 Flying Goggles; aluminum frames; one piece gray rubber eye cussion; plexiglas lenses; ventilation tube on frame; black elastic adjustable strap; engraved "AN-6530" on bridge of frames.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Materials
Frames: Nickel Plated Steel
Pads: Rubber
Lenes: Plastic
Strap: Elastic
Dimensions
3-D: 15.2 x 6.4 x 6.4cm (6 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)

The AN-6530 were a mid-World War II production modification for both the Army and Navy. The AN-6530 were a essentially a strengthened version of the Army Air Forces Type B-7 flying goggles. This pair was worn by Lt. Louis R. Purnell of the 99th Fighter Squadron, United States Army Air Forces.

Donated by Louis R. Purnell

Physical Description:
United States Army Air Forces or Navy Type AN-6530 Flying Goggles; aluminum frames; one piece gray rubber eye cussion; plexiglas lenses; ventilation tube on frame; black elastic adjustable strap; engraved "AN-6530" on bridge of frames.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Materials
Frames: Nickel Plated Steel
Pads: Rubber
Lenes: Plastic
Strap: Elastic
Dimensions
3-D: 15.2 x 6.4 x 6.4cm (6 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)

ID: A19910008000