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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.
National Air and Space Museum Collection
United States Navy (USN) issued flying goggles; aluminum frames with cotton eye cups with fleece padding; glass lenses with discolored xylonite anti-shatter coating; broken elastic strap.
Donated by A. C. Harlander
United States of America
Eye Pads: Cotton with fleece padding
3-D: 22.9 x 3.8 x 7.6cm (9 x 1 1/2 x 3 in.)
National Air and Space Museum
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