Gas Mask [Civilian]

Leyland & Birmingham Rubber Company

1938
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Maker and Role
Leyland & Birmingham Rubber Company
Production Date
1938
Description
Gas Mask - World War II civilian gas mask in cardboard box.
Mask consists of a black painted metal cylinder, one end regularly perforated, the other end with a rubber valve at centre, the cylinder containing a filter; a black rubber face piece which fits over the cylinder where it is held in place with a wide band of black rubber so valve end of cylinder is inside, the rubber has a cut out oval eye piece with clear plastic cover; rubber portion held to head by three straps of white cotton which join together at a T-shaped metal piece where each strap is held in position by a safety pin. The rubber below face mask is inscribed "L. & B. R. Co (G) MAR 1938"; the wide rubber band " POPPE LOT", in white and black.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Plant Extract/Latex/Rubber
Inorganic/Mineral/Asbestos
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Textile/Linen
Processed Material/Textile
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic/Celluloid
Signature/Marks and Type
L. & B. R. Co (G) MAR 1938 / POPPE LOT Ink Stamp
Accession No
1982.307
Credit Line
Leyland & Birmingham Rubber Company. 1938. Gas Mask [Civilian], 1982.307. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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