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"

Rubber stamps
Rubber stamps

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

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Stamp

Stamp on head strap

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Stamps

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

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Stamps

Stamps inside mask "MTY" "4/54"

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Stamps

Stamps on exhale valve "PR 175" "54"

Filter
Filter

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

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Stamps

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

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Stamps

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