• X
    USAAF goggle, variable density

    USAAF goggle, variable density

    Item details

    By the American Optical Co.  Green rubber facemask with a rigid plastic frame at the front housing circular lenses.  Each lens is actually comprised of two separate Polaroid lenses, one of which can be rotated over the other using a centrally mounted knob.  The effect of this rotation was to achieve differing degrees of density from clear through a range of pinks/reds and enabled the wearer to track targets in the vicinity of and across the face of the sun.  Used primarily by airgunners.  The facepiece is a little distorted but remains perfectly flexible and strap has lost elasticity but the goggles are generally in very good used condition.   Stock code G20168.



    Email item Print
    Your name
    Your email
    Their name
    Their email

    I agree to the terms & conditions and privacy policy *