Belgian EV. 639

The Belgian Engelbert EV. 639 was made of thin black rubber, with plastic eyepieces and a portruding speech diaphragm.  It used a 25mm filter attached directly to the mask.  Most likely intended for civilian defense, this example was made by Engelbert in 1940.

 

Similar masks in my collection:  Belgian E.2

Rubber stamp
Rubber stamp

Manufacturer and model stamp on cheek "Englebert E.V. 659 2"

Rubber stamp
Rubber stamp

Stamp on cheek "TYPE AGREE PAR LE GOUVERNEMENT BELGE SOUS LE P.V.147-172

Stamp
Stamp

Inspection stamp inside mask "22 M.D.N. CONTROLE S.P.G. 1940"

Filter
Filter

Filter stamp top view "BREVETE F-39-P"

Filter
Filter

Filter inspection stamp side view "4.M.D.N. CONTROLE S.P.G. 1940"

Filter
Filter

Filter manufacturer label "ENGLEBERT & Co LIEGE P.V. 172 TYPE AGREE PAR LE GOUVERNEMENT"