Italian Maschera Antigas S.I.P. 1
The Italian Maschera Antigas S.I.P. 1 was an early Italian helmet mask. It was made of very thin dark brown rubber, and had round celluloid eyepieces. This example was made by Pirelli in 1934.
Maschera Antigas = "Gas Mask"
S.I.P. - Società Italiana Pirelli = Italian Company Pirelli
Similar masks in my collection: Italian L.B./v.n.
Manufacturer, model, and date stamps on cheek "S.I.P. 1 C.C.M Lic. No.1 5-34-XH" "II"
Stamp on cheek "II"
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