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"

Rubber stamp
Rubber stamp

Manufacturer stamp "LE GALLUS" "MARQUE DEPOSEE"

Rubber stamp
Rubber stamp

Stamp inside mask "T.O"

Filter
Filter

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

Filter
Filter

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

Filter
Filter

Filter stamp side view "AHM"

Filter
Filter

Filter stamps side view "10368" "Z"

Carrier
Carrier

Metal carrying canister top view

Carrier
Carrier

Metal carrying canister bottom view "F"