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Brass Helmet and Gas Mask

Auction:
2447
Lot:
253
Sold for:
$2,726$2,300

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2447
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 25, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Brass Helmet and Gas Mask, J. Mandet, Paris, WWI, a three-quarter face mask with glazed apertures and shade, ventilation port above, hinged mouthpiece marked J. Mandet, Paris and 3/8 in. dia. threaded hose extension, impressed 1918 at the of the helmet, internal rubber face support, stitched leather cover and strap.
Estimate $800-1,200

Some leather in dry condition.

Keywords

Paris, internal rubber face support, Diving equipment, Helmet, Masks, Military, Mouthpiece