FOR SALE ☞ 1930's / 40's Brandes Made in USA Superior Matched Tone Aviation Head Set
DESCRIPTION ☞A vintage aviation head set with original plug in jack, made some time in the late 1930's or early 1940's in America by the Brandes Company. This headset is the Superior Matched Tone model and features Bakelite ear pieces. The curved head piece articulates and expands to fit on a persons head. The head set pieces are in the stored position in the photos. These vintage head sets would have been used by pilots or maintenance in both civilian and military aviation and were likely made for use during the Second World War.
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT ☞ Approximately 8 inches in length and 7 inches in height
CONDITION ☞ This vintage headset is in excellent condition for its age and application. There are only minor signs of wear and scuffing. The cord is still in excellent shape and looks to still be functioning. The Bakelite ear cups are in perfect condition with no chips, cracks or repairs. The ear pieces still move freely as well as the head portion of the headset. Please see photos. Color may differ slightly in real life from how it appears on your screen due to varying monitor settings. Have a question about this item or want to see more photos? Send us a message & we’ll get back to you ASAP!
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