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Gas mask

Gas mask

Accession №1987.000.00549
CategoryProtective eyewear
PurposeVision Aids
Specific NameGas mask
Date1940-1945

Description

Metal spectacle frames with flat bridge, cable ends and pink plastic nose pads. Label in case reads, "This spectacle frame is designed for ordinary use and for use when wearing a respirator. When the respirator is fitted the spectacle sides are adjusted to the correct setting for the wearer's face. Care must be taken to keep the sides at the correct setting, otherwise gas may leak in when the respirator is worn. If in any doubt as to the fitting of the spectacles the matter should be reported to the Medical Officer."

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