French Type Civile 38

The French Type Civile 38 used a cloth facepiece similar to the A.R.S. - G.E.P. and A.N.P. T-31.  It was made for civilian use, and would be carried in a tall metal or papier-mâché tube.  The first set of pictures features a standard Poelman filter, while the second set boasts a bakelite filter made by Matériel de Protection Aerienne.  Both of these examples were made in 1939.

Type Civile = "Civilian Type"

Matériel de Protection Aerienne = "Aerienne Protective Equipment"

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Manufacturer, model, and date stamps on cheek "TC-38 70" "DUCEL- 97.30"

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Stamp on cheek "S"

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Manufacturer and date stamp on filter connector "DUCEL_39 127"

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Date stamp inside mask "8 H 1939"

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Size stamp on head strap "T.O."

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Size stamp on head strap "T.O."

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Model and size stamp on cheek "TC 38 T.O."

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Model and size stamp on cheek "TC 38 T.O."

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Stamp under chin "54"

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Stamp inside mask "SIT 39"

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Size stamp on head strap "T.O."

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Bakelite filter top view