French Masque à Gaz "Le Gallus"

The French Masque à Gaz "Le Gallus" was a copy of the British Mk IV Service Respirator.  It was made for civilian use.  This example was made in 1938.

Masque à Gaz = "Gas Mask"

 

Similar masks in my collection:  British Mk IV, Czech Vz-33, Czech M-35/S, Czech Vz-35, Yugoslavian M3

Stamp
Stamp

Serial and date stamp on chin "1.606 2.498-7 7-1938"

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Rubber stamp
Rubber stamp

Manufacturer stamp "LE GALLUS" "MARQUE DEPOSEE"

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Rubber stamp
Rubber stamp

Stamp inside mask "T.O"

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Filter
Filter

Filter stamp top view "GARANTIE CONFORME AU MODELE AGREE PAR LE DEPARTEMENT DE LA GUERRE" "No 1731"

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Filter
Filter

Filter stamp bottom view "1.606 2.498-7 7-1938"

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Filter
Filter

Filter stamp side view "AHM"

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Filter
Filter

Filter stamps side view "10368" "Z"

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Carrier
Carrier

Metal carrying canister top view

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Carrier
Carrier

Metal carrying canister bottom view "F"

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