Czech Vz-33

The Czech Vz-33 was based on the design of the British Mk IV, made from similar materials as the Horak/Techna.  It was used by both military and civil defense.  This example was made by Optimit in 1936.

 

 

Similar masks in my collection:  Czech Horak/Techna, Czech M-35/S, British Mk IV

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Stamp on cheek "CH37"

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Size stamp on cheek "3"

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Date stamp under chin "S-VIII-36"

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Patent stamp inside mask "PATENT OHLASEN"

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Manufacturer and date stamps inside mask "(Optimit logo)" "36"

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Filter stamps top view "ECKHARDT" "E.S.84-38 "EF-2" "Uredne zkouseno Vojensky chemicky ustav" "38" "1688" Uredne zkouseno Vojensky chemicky ustav = Officially Tested Military Chemical Institute