Latvian Civilā Gāzmaska Modeļa 1939

 

 

The Latvian Civilā Gāzmaska Modeļa 1939 was a civilian helmet mask very simiar to the German VM 37.  This example was made by Valsts Elektrotehniskā Fabrika in 1939.

Civilā Gāzmaska Modeļa = "Civilian Gas Mask Model"

Valsts Elektrotehniskā Fabrika = "State Electrotechnical Factory"

 

Similar masks in my collection:  German VM 37, German VM 40, Dutch Veritex, Finnish M/39, Swiss B-Maske, Swiss SM64

Stamps
Stamps

Manufacturer and date stamps on cheek "1939 VEF V" "4-7612"

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Stamps
Stamps

Stamps inside mask "A4. E.21 C4."

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Filter connector
Filter connector

Manufacturer stamp on filter connector "VEF"

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Filter
Filter

Filter label top view "4-7612"

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Filter
Filter

Filter bottom view

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Filter
Filter

Filter stamp side view "VEF 1939G."

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Filter
Filter

Filter label top view "8-0001"

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Filter
Filter

Sealed filter bottom view

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Filter
Filter

Filter stamp side view "VEF 1940G."

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Filter connector
Filter connector

Manufacturer stamp on filter connector "VEF"

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Stamps
Stamps

Stamps on cheek "1940 VEF S" "8-0001"

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Box
Box

Top view "Valsts Elektrotechniska Fabrika" "State Electrical Factory"

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Box

Bottom view

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Box

Front view 8-0001

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Inside box lid
Inside box lid

"Regulations on storage and care of the gas mask"

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