Royal Air Force MarkV111 Flying Goggles

Catalogue Number: 1332
Royal Air Force MarkV111 Flying Goggles
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Protective eyewear
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1943
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Britain
Description Of Item: Goggles with flat laminated lenses in grey metal housing surrounded by padded leather. Elastic strap with metal clip stamped 'LEVERS BRITISH MADE PAT No 530683'. W:19cm x D: 7.8cm
Historical Significance: The RAF MkV111 design flying goggle was introduced in October 1943, and was still being used in the 1970's.
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Museum
Date Acquired: September 2009
Condition: Good but lenses poor
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 3

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