Historical information

Gas mask similar in style to 1339.1, possibly dating from the 1940s. This mask and associated case were intended for noncombatant use i.e. for use by civilians during wartime.

Physical description

Khaki colour gas mask constructed from cylindrical tin with open valve filter, attached to a plastic mask which attaches to the face with adjustable canvas straps. Mask includes two circular cut outs with plastic windows with valve on left hand side.

Inscriptions & markings

Printed instructions on canister. “MED ADULT” embossed on top centre of the mask component. On interior of mask, “US MI/LOT/7 3SC.”