WW2 German gas mask and canister dated 1943 in good used condition. The canister is dated 1943 with a makers mark of frn 43 showing on the securing latch for the top cover the spare lens compartment which is also marked but with e p h 43 so both parts dated 1943 and with spare lens in the compartment dated 1944. The canister has a good tight hinge with the original webbing strap still in place for keeping the lid shut still tight and working correctly with the webbing strap in place for hooking the canister to a belt. The canister retains it original painted finish with about 80% of the finish remaining intact, the main webbing strap has a leather tab on the end that fits to the canister this is fragile and needs to be treated with care when handling the item.
The gas mask is dated 1943 with all its original straps and painted finish still intact and can be clearly seen in the photographs, the filter has many ink inspection stamp along with the makers details this can be seen in the photographs, the filter retains its original painted finish and is in good condition. The gas mask has a makers logo for BMW with the dated 1943 showing, the mask is still very supple with its original strapping still in good used condition . The lenses are the original lenses and dated 1943, the gas mask has various inspection stamps on the inside of the mask and again is clearly dated 1943,please see the photographs for further details.The item when packed weights 2.5 KG so delivery within the UK will be with parcel force and international customers will have a paypal invoice sent to cover the shipping cost.