Resistal MkII Flying Goggles

Item

Title

Resistal MkII Flying Goggles

Description

Resistal MK. II Royal Flying Corps. WWI Flying Goggles Amber glass lenses with the RESISTAL stickers still attached, are set into a metal frame that is hinged at the bridge. The inside of the frame is lines with green fur and side covers made of olive drab coloured silk. An olive drab elastic back strap with the name, J. Harold Heaslip printed on it in black ink, is attached with a metal and leather strap adjustment. Both the left and the right sides bear a gold stamp which reads, RESISTAL S.& B. N.Y.

Date

c. 1914-1924

Identifier

002.154.003

Medium

Glass, leather, fur, silk, metal

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