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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 cockpit.

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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.

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This WWI US military collectible may be currently reproduced. 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 the collectible.

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The value for the US WWI field gear and other military antiques and collectibles is provided as a means to educate the collector community and individuals who have a general interest on the field. The following is an estimated value. Prices may vary in every state and every country. This service is provided courtesy of MilitaryItems.com . The source for military antiques and collectibles in the web.

Year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Value $140.00 $160.00 $180.00 $190.00 $200.00
Availability Rare Rare Rare Rare Rare
Invest Grade B B B B B

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