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Number 6

Picture contributed by Grant Golmore

Mystery number 6 solved by Eric Souverville. This is a Comex MK 1 band mask.
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Number 5

Picture contributed by Jean Pierre VAN TIL.

Dear Folks:
    What you have here I beleive is not a diving
helmet at all. I think what you have is a sixties
version of a rare USAF pilot's helmet. I beleive it
was called The Partial Pressure helmet. I don't know
it's designation #. It sometimes had an internal
Oral-nasal mask inside it. This one's I believe
supposed to be worn without a pressure suit as the
lack of a yoke collar would suggest. Honestly: this
looks just like the helmet worn by the Soviet
opposition Pilot in the movie Fire Fox!!!
Dreaded 88,
          The Seven-time Carmageddon World Champion

thanks Dreaded!

Gentex manufactured the Liftoff/Reentry Helmet for NASA's Space Shuttle crews before the Challenger disaster.
Chris Johnson tells us
I was once told via email by an employee at Gentex that the helmets worn by Clint Eastwood and
the enemy pilot in Firefox were in fact stripped-down versions of the Liftoff/Reentry Helmet.

Thanks Chris

Number 4

Picture contributed by Richard Adams. The name WILSON is on it. It seems that the eywlashed were intended to hold down weights. Who knowns more about it?

Solved! It is a sand blasting hood!
Thanks to Buzz Dickson for his help on this part

Number 3

Pictures contributed by Leon Lyons

Number 2

Picture contributed by Earl Wentzel. There is a hose running over the top and entering the hat at the front.

Again, we are dealing with a sandblasting helmet.
Watch out because sometimes these are sold as early shallow water diving helmets!

Number 1

Picture contributed by John Salsbury. Could it be a Widolf?