Physical description

WW2 General Service Respirator (GSR) Gas Mask WWII made in 1939 and the Canister was made 1941. Mask made of black rubber with glass eye slots with metal rims. Metal nost piece. Covered in khaki fabric. Elasticized straps to hold mask in place, with a tan circular cloth covered rubber tube that connects to the canister. Tin canister is oval shaped reinforced with ridges, red/brown in colour.

Inscriptions & markings

Back of mask: N-4II / ML M MAY 39