Household and miscellaneous
Plastic, rubber, metal and webbing
640 mm (length); 130 mm (width)Order this image
Birling Gap and Seven Sisters, East Sussex
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A military type gas mask made of black rubber with a black elastic harness. It has two rigid transparent windows and a corrugated rubber and canvas tube leading to a large heavy oval canister of metal painted red, with two slots at one side to admit air through the filters.
Marks and inscriptions
On the harness: 'No.4 III/ Z 9//40/ PAT. Nos 296,493 and 305,080'