Vintage & Rare Australian Army Gas Mask Ca 1939-42 Made By Willow Complete
THIS IS A COMPLETE ITEM. WITH CANNISTER, BAG, ORIGINAL HOSE, AND BUCKLES. Gas respirator consisting of a rubberised fabric face mask, connected by a fabric covered rubber hose to a chemical absorbent canister made of tin plate. The face mask is made of light weight rubber and is held in to position by a harness attached to buckles on the side of the mask which can be adjusted to suit the wearer. THE HARNESS BUCKLE HAS 1942 STAMPED ON IT ALONG WITH No4 111. A stamp says Kenworth 11/41 on the right side of the mouthpiece on the rubber left hand side says normal. The circular eyepieces are of clear & set in metal rims. The mouthpiece is of brown metal and is stamped with and has 1942 stamped into the green metal cover plate. A flexible 260mm (approx) khaki rubber hose connects the mask to the canister and is covered with a pale coloured stockinette fabric, which is vulcanised to the rubber for additional strength. The hose is corrugated to give flexibility and to prevent collapse that would impede the flow of air. It is secured to the mask and canister by twisted wires with fabric tape covering the sharp ends. The rectangular tin canister has a painted finish and soldered seams. There are stamped markings on one side of the top of the canister and a broad arrow on the other side. The cannister indicates 1939 made by Willow.
COMES WITH ITS ORIGINAL KAHAKI CARRY BAG. THIS HAS NOT BEEN TESTED. Any Questions Feel Free to Ask! All items are vintage or collectible. Therefore, every item is packed with extra care.
As these items are vintage and collectible, they are not new, you will find small flaws and signs of wear. These things add appeal to the items and we will always do our best to photograph and describe any flaws. As the items have a history, we will always try to disclose as much information as we can about the products and do not intend to mislead or portray any items. The item "VINTAGE & RARE AUSTRALIAN ARMY GAS MASK CA 1939-42 MADE BY WILLOW COMPLETE" is in sale since Friday, July 30, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\1939 - 1945 (WWII)".
The seller is "antiquesretrovintage" and is located in Clontarf Beach, Queensland. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Originating Region: Australia
- Campaign: World War II
- Theme: Militaria
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Country: Australia
- Product Type: GAS MASK
- Era: 1939