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A RAF / FLEET AIR ARM COMPLETE MAE WEST SET UP + OTHER BITS NAMED LOT

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Code: 11751



A NEAR COMPLETE WWII RAF AM MARKED MAE WEST SET UP WHICH WAS WORN BY P R BARNES WHO FLEW WITH THE FLEET AIR ARM DURING WWII WITH THIS SET UP WHICH IS NAMED TO HIM IS IS FLYING HELMET , WIRE LOOM , GOSPORT TUBE SECTION ( NO EAR BITS ) , OXYGEN TUBE ( DAMAGED ) BASICALLY EVERY THING IN THE 2 LISTINGS FOR THIS CHAPS ITEMS THE MAE WEST DURING ITS STORAGE LIFE HAS GOT DAMP OR HAD A WATER SPILL ON IT WHICH HAS SET OF THE ORANGE DYE PACK WHICH IS STILL INSIDE IT AND THE RESULT CAN BEE SEEN THE STOLE BLADDER INFLATES THE AIR BOTTLE I HAVE REMOVED FROM THE TRIGGER TO STOP ACCIDENTAL FIRING OF IT  AND IS INCLUDED IN THE SALE OF THE ITEMS BUT SAFFER DETACHED FROM THE TRIGGER WHICH IS THE WWII FLEET AIR ARM BRASS EXAMPLE MARKED WITH JUST THE BROAD ARROW AND A AID STAMP THE MASK HAS DETERIORATED AND IS MAINLY SPARES IE JOINTS , STRAPS , ROUND RUBBER RING AND MIC ,THE FLYING HELMET HAS DAMAGE TO IT SHOWN IN THE PICS THE MAE WEST IS IN GOOD CONDITION AND HAS THE AM LABEL TO IT GOOD LARGE SIZE THIS HAS ONLY THE ISSUE WITH THE DIE ON IT AND THE TORCH POUCH WHICH HAS A SMALL AMOUNT OF DAMAGE TO 1 AREA AND A POPPER MISSING . ATTACHED TO THE MAE WEST IS THE DOUBLE RARE DINGHY KNIFE AND BLADED KNIFE WOODEN HANDLED WHICH I HAVE ONLY EVER HAD 1 OTHER COMPLETE EXAMPLE OF IN 35 YEARS 

IMPORTANT THERE'S OVER 45 PICTURES WHICH SHOW THE ISSUES WITH THE MASK , HELMET , TUBE ETC PLEASE STUDY THESE CLOSELY THIS LISTING IS OVER 2 ITEMS .