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World War I German Model 1915 Gummimaske Gas Mask and Carrier

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Identifier: X00028

Title: World War I German Model 1915 Gummimaske Gas Mask and Carrier

Description: World War I German Model 1915 Gummimaske gas mask with clear lenses. (a) This model of mask is the earliest German gas mask though it was produced throughout the war. Mask is made of a tan fabric that on the edges has some rubber residue where it would seal against the head. A cylindrical gas filter is screwed into the bottom of the mask and is heavily rusted. (b) Cylindrical can carrier is painted green and has a webbed fabric carring strap attached to two wire loops on the can.

Rights: UND

Place:

Dates: circa 1918

Type(s): Mask, Gas

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: World War, 1914-1918

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