MSA All-Vision Gas Mask

The MSA All-Vision Gas Mask was made for a variety of applications, including law enforcement and industrial use.  This version featured a flutter valve and hose, equipped with an MSA Canister for Organic Vapors.  This example was made by Mine Safety Appliances in the 1950s.

Filter
Filter

Filter top view "MINE SAFETY APPLIANCES CO."

Filter
Filter

Filter bottom view

Filter
Filter

Filter label front view "M-S-A CANISTER TYPE GMA Specify Type When Ordering PERMISSIBLE CANISTER FOR ORGANIC VAPORS AND DUSTS, MISTS, AND FOGS APPROVAL NO. 14F-56"

Filter
Filter

Filter back view "DIRECTIONS FOR STORAGE Use before 3 67 if seals are intact. Discard one year after removing seals. Read instructions before use. MINE SAFETY APPLIANCES CO. PITTSBURGH 8, PENNA. MADE IN U.S.A. 992862" "GMA"

MSA Organic Vapor Gas Mask
MSA Organic Vapor Gas Mask

Mask with filter and harness

Carrier
Carrier

Box top view

Industrial Gas Mask
Industrial Gas Mask

All-Vision Industrial Gas Mask not pictured above

Stamp
Stamp

Stamp under chin "(?)"

Rubber stamp
Rubber stamp

Manufacturer stamp on front of mask "MSA MINE SAFETY APPLIANCES CO."

Rubber stamps
Rubber stamps

Manufacturer and patent stamps on head harness "MINE SAFETY APPLIANCES CO. PITTSBURGH, PA." "FRONT STRAP TO BE PULLED LAST" "PATENTED NOV. 1, 1921" "1"

Rubber stamp
Rubber stamp

Stamp on head strap "FRONT"

Rubber stamp
Rubber stamp

Stamp on head strap "SIDE"

Filter
Filter

Filter top view "Caution Must not be used in atmosphere deficient of oxygen" "Caution Remove seal on bottom of canister before using"

Filter
Filter

Filter bottom view

Filter
Filter

Filter label front view "M-S-A TYPE GMA PERMISSIBLE CANISTER FOR ORGANIC VAPORS"