Original c.1940s British Gosport Tubes
An original set of Gosport tubes as worn in a number of patterns of flying helmets before and during the Second World War.
This pattern of Gosport tubes are reasonably common and can be fitted to pre-war helmets, such as those made by 'D. Lewis' and similar, as well as the war time helmets including the C and D Type helmets.
The set features chrome plated metal receivers which slide into the metal ends located on the end of the tubes themselves. The other end of the tubes meet in another metal tube which in turn would have fitted into the corresponding part of the aircraft.
The tubes are cloth covered and in good condition with one area of wear. The metalwork is also good with some signs of age.
Altogether a nice set of period Gosport tubes which display well.
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