British C7 General Civilian Respirator

The British C7 General Civilian Respirator used a thin rubber facepiece with plastic lenses and a big gold exhale valve on the left cheek.  They were made for civilians after World War II.  This example was made by Avon in 1953.

 

Similar masks in my collection:  Finnish M31, Swedish Type 15, Swedish Type 19, Swedish Type 32

Rubber stamp
Rubber stamp

Size stamp on forehead "2"

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Rubber stamps
Rubber stamps

Manufacturer and date stamps on cheek "AVON" "2-54"

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Stamp
Stamp

Stamp on head strap

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Stamps
Stamps

Stamps on filter retaining band "WW 12/53" "PR174"

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Stamps
Stamps

Stamps inside mask "MTY" "4/54"

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Stamps
Stamps

Stamps on exhale valve "PR 175" "54"

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Filter
Filter

Filter stamps top view "1A/42/10/94" "16-3-54" "C.V. (?)" "(?)"

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Stamps
Stamps

Stamps on head harness clip "AIP" "6/1953" "PRI69"

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Stamps
Stamps

Stamps on head harness ring "AIP 6/1953 PRI71"

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