Italian Maschera Antigas Pirelli M.59

The Italian Maschera Antigas M.59 was made of dark brown rubber, with two triangular eyepieces, a central speech diaphragm, and an exhale valve off to the side.  This example was made by Pirelli in 1959.

Maschera Antigas = "Gas Mask"

 

Similar masks in my collection:  Israeli M15, Iraqi M85

Rubber stamps
Rubber stamps

Manufacturer and model stamps on cheek "M59 I" "4240-15-089-2736"

Rubber stamp
Rubber stamp

Stamp on cheek "0078243"

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