The Belgian A.G.9 was a licensed copy of the Italian T.U.O./MN. It was made from very thin, yet high quality rubber. The exhale valve and filter connection assembly were somewhat similar to the Belgian A.G.15. Intended for civilian use, this example was made by Sacic in 1938.
Manufacturer and model stamp on cheek "SACIC AG9. AGREE PAR LE GOUVERNEMMENT AUTORISATION No178" "2"
Date stamp on head strap "18.10.1939"
Filter stamp top view "BREVETE F-39-P"
Filter stamp bottom view "Agree par le Gouvernement P.V. 172"
Filter inspection stamp side view "CONTROLE S.P.G. 1939"
Filter manufacturer stamp side view "S.A.C.I.C. FABRICATION BELGE"
Manufacturer and size stamps on metal carrying canister top view "2" "SACIC"
Metal carrying canister bottom view "3 5 C"