Czech FM-1a

The Czech FM-1a was the first of the Fatra FM series.  They were used for civil defense.  The inside of the carrying canister included with this example was lined with red velvet.  This mask was made by Fatra in 1938.

 

 

Similar masks in my collection:  Czech FM-3d, Dutch FM-3d, French Vernon

Stamps
Stamps

Stamps inside mask "2" "(?)"

Stamps
Stamps

Stamps inside mask "38" "(?)"

Stamp
Stamp

Stamp on head strap "7 P 50"

Stamps
Stamps

Stamps on head harness "T-51" "250"

Filter
Filter

Filter top view

Filter
Filter

Filter stamps bottom view "C.P.1938-C" "Z" "P.S.32-44"

Filter
Filter

Filter stamp side view "4-P.50"

Filter
Filter

Filter stamp side view "(?)55" "(?)61"

Carrier
Carrier

Metal carrying canister top view