WWI US Army Leather Pilot Helmet -
The United States Army Air Service was a forerunner of the United States Air Force. It was
established on May 24, 1918, after U.S. entry into World War I, replacing the Aviation Section,
U.S. Signal Corps which had been the nation's air force from 1914 to 1918.
The item featured here is a US army leather flight helmet. As issued during World War One.
It provided some protection against the elements encountered when flying with an open
The information provided here helps the visitor identify WWI US items. The worth of the item is
also displayed over a period of several years.
This page is a recognition and identification guide for WWI US military collectibles.
Multiple detailed photos of a specific sample are provided. Descriptions point out
clearly defined points that should be noted.
One of the most commonly asked questions is "How much is my WWI US item worth?".
A price guide is included here to address this question. The value of the collectibles is
reviewed over a period of several years. A trend can be observed. The present worth
of the American military artifacts in the collector's market is illustrated.
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a company dedicated to the preservation of military history and to providing quality
military antiques and collectibles to museums, institutions and the general public.
This WWI US military collectible may be currently
It is becoming more difficult to be able to tell the fake ones from the real ones because
the quality of the reproductions is improving. The collector must become familiarized with
the construction style and materials employed in the manufacturing of this item.
Attention to the details is critical in order to be able to determine the authenticity of
If you have an interest is seeing other WWI US military collectibles, you can do so by going
to our The History of the American Military Uniform identification and price guide.