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WW2 Pilot goggles?

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Picker friend of mine came across these goggles. Wondering if they are pilot/aircrew goggles

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Looking for the oddities, including unfinished & flaws
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A shot of the uderside

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I "primarily" collect Gulf War 1 patches. All branches (USA, USAF,USN, USMC & USCG) and ALL Countries..
US - Op.'s Desert Shield / Storm / Provide Comfort /Some Southern Watch - F-4G's Wild Weasels
UK - Op.'s Granby / Sabre / Warden
Canadian - Op. Desert Storm / Op. Friction
French - Daguet / Aconit
Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, South Korea, etc.
Looking for the oddities, including unfinished & flaws
I HAVE EXTRA's!! Will trade as well.

 

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The shape of the frames seems similear to Russian or private purchase pilot goggles that I have seen on eBay. However, the strap connecting the two lenses is different from what I think is normally found on pilots goggles and is more like the ski goggles from WW2 so, while I could definitely be wrong, I would bet that they serve some other use other then pilot goggles.


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Not issue. Several excellent reference books out there.


"The true Soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him" G.K. Chesterton

"A people that values it's privileges above its principles will soon lose both" D.D. Eisenhower


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Not issue. Several excellent reference books out there.

 

 

Agree with USARV72

 

THese are typically vintage commercial safety and dust goggles


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Those look very similar to a type of goggle claimed to be used by the Luftwaffe or Mechanized Units by sellers. Not sure on the authenticity of their claims but they looks about 90% the same as what you've got there

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