Davis Type M-2 Gas Mask (green)

This Davis Emergency Equipment Company Type M-2 Gas Mask used a green molded rubber facepiece similar in appearance to the U.S. M4-10A1-6 Lightweight Service Gas Mask.  It featured a Yablick exhale valve, and flat eyepieces.  It was stored in a metal box with a Davis name plate on the front, and instructions for use on the inside cover.  This example was made in 1942

PATENT

Rubber stamp
Rubber stamp

Date and lot stamps on Yablick type exhale valve "LOT-P-2 OS 11-40" "41"

Filter
Filter

Filter stamp top view "FEB 18 1958"

Filter
Filter

Filter bottom view "DAVIS EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT CO., INC. NEWARK, NJ" "CAUTION: REMOVE THIS PLUG BEFORE USING"

Filter
Filter

Filter label side view "DAVIS SAFETY SERVICE NO. 3235 TYPE C-40 CANISTER for use only in ORGANIC VAPORS ACID GASES SMOKE"

Carrier
Carrier

Box top view "DAVIS SAFETY SERVICE PERMISSIBLE GAS MASK FOR ORGANIC VAPORS"

Carrier
Carrier

Instructions inside box lid