Italian Maschera Antigas I.A.C. O.41

The Italian Maschera Antigas I.A.C. O.41Rs was made of dark brown rubber and featured two small round glass eyepieces for use with optical devices.  This example was made by Industria Articoli Caoutchouc in 1942.

Maschera Antigas = "Gas Mask"

O = Ottico = "Optical"

Industria Articoli Caoutchouc = "Rubber Articles Industry"

 

Similar masks in my collection:  Italian O.39

Rubber stamp
Rubber stamp

Manufacturer and model stamp on cheek "(I.A.C. logo) O.41Rs III"

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Rubber stamp
Rubber stamp

Lot and date stamp on cheek "226239 1942"

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Rubber stamp

Stamp on valve inside mask "VERSO L INTERNO DELLA MASCHERA" ("Towards the inside of the mask")

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Filter stamp top view

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Filter date stamp bottom view "10-942"

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Filter stamp side view "T. 35"

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