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Nsfk glider pilot helmet
Old 05-23-2020, 07:56 AM   #1
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Hello ,
here is Something you don t see often : a rare NSFK glider pilot helmet.

Comments welcome.

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Old 05-23-2020, 08:19 AM   #2
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A very nice and as said rare helmet in great cond.I haven't one of these in years where did you get it?

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Old 05-23-2020, 08:21 AM   #3
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Just coming from a very old collector who was selling his collection .
I just jump on that one,the others stuffs were not amazing.
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Old 05-23-2020, 08:26 AM   #4
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Period picture ready to launch.
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Old 05-23-2020, 08:38 AM   #5
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Thanks Lenny,
i just saw a very nice documentary about the Hitler Jugend on National Geographic, and you can perfectly see those helmets on the HJ glider pilots, but impossible to see the big NSFK decal.
I think that the HJ had the same helmets without the decal, just my two cents...
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Old 05-23-2020, 09:46 AM   #6
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Now this is something really different !
congrats for this rare piece !
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Old 05-23-2020, 09:49 AM   #7
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Thanks Lenny,
i just saw a very nice documentary about the Hitler Jugend on National Geographic, and you can perfectly see those helmets on the HJ glider pilots, but impossible to see the big NSFK decal.
I think that the HJ had the same helmets without the decal, just my two cents...
From the picture he doesn't look to thrilled getting ready to launch
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Old 05-23-2020, 10:41 AM   #8
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From the picture he doesn't look to thrilled getting ready to launch
yes , specialy with that helmet for protection,you must have that in your hand once to realise how much it is light,kind of aluminium i think
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Old 05-23-2020, 05:28 PM   #9
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I have one without the decal. Pretty much mint, unworn condition. Any idea what these go for?
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Old 05-23-2020, 07:43 PM   #10
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yes , specialy with that helmet for protection,you must have that in your hand once to realise how much it is light,kind of aluminium i think
What is the weight of your helmet and what is it made of please.

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Old 05-24-2020, 06:57 AM   #11
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I cannot give you the weight but it is not heavier than ŕ Luftschutz helmet , it seems to be in aluminium.
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Old 05-24-2020, 07:12 AM   #12
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Very cool . I have never seen one close up before. Rob
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I cannot give you the weight but it is not heavier than ŕ Luftschutz helmet , it seems to be in aluminium.
Thanks for the info.

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Old 05-24-2020, 08:14 AM   #14
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Thanks for the info.

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Old 05-24-2020, 12:30 PM   #15
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I know it is sad, but in life you have to make choices,and that rare helmet gonna maybe move to the e stand because i try to bring funds together for a Rolex Skydweller.
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