Flight Goggles

Maker and role
Levers, Manufacturer
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Brown leather flight goggles. Lenses encased in metal, painted grey, sewn on with white coloured thread. Metal clasp in top centre allows width of goggles to be adjusted. Lenses are surrounded by brown leather casing on the exterior, and tan leather on the interior. Hand written in black ink on interior leather of left side lens, "Y.G.BROWN". On each side is a metal attachment connecting to a metal ring on the end of a grey elastic strap. The ends of the strap are connected to the goggles with brown leather. The strap is connected with a silver clasp with the engraved text, "LEVERS / BRITISH MADE / PAT. No / 530683". The metal clasp has two brown leather tabs.
Brief History
Part of the flight gear worn by Yolande Cooper (nee Brown), World War 2 pilot.
LEVERS / BRITISH MADE / PAT. No / 530683 Engraved
Y.G.BROWN Hand-written
Credit Line
Levers. 1939-1945. Flight Goggles, 2018.37.4. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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