MSA ClearVue Chin-Type Gas Mask
The MSA ClearVue Chin-Type Gas Mask was made of green rubber and featured a clear plastic panoramic lens, with a large filter canister attached directly to the chin. It was used for both law enforcement and industrial purposes. This example is equipped with a filter for use with Chlorine, Mercury Vapors, and Toxic Dusts, and was made by Mine Safety Appliances in 1965.
Manufacturer stamp on forehead "MSA"
Stamp on cheek "28"
Date stamp inside mask "H 1" "64/65/66"
Manufacturer and date stamps on head harness "GH" "65/66/67" "1" "MINE SAFETY APPLIANCES CO. PITTSBURGH PA." "PULL FRONT STRAP LAST"
Stamp on heads strap "NECK"
Stamp on head strap "SIDE"
Stamp on head strap "FRONT"
Stamps on metal hose clamp "20" "TINNERMAN"
Filter top view
Filter bottom view
Filter label side view "M-S-A CANISTER CHIN TYPE GML FOR RESPIRATORY PROTECTION IN ATMOSPHERES CONTAINING CHLORINE, MERCURY VAPORS, AND TOXIC DUSTS"
Filter label side view "DIRECTIONS FOR STORAGE Use before 12-67 if seals are intact. Discard one year after removing seals. Read instructions before use. MINE SAFETY APPLIANCES CO. PITTSBURGH, PENN. MADE IN U.S.A. 992862"
"Instructions for Use and Care" inside box "M-S-A OVAL CHIN TYPE GAS MASK WITH CLEARVUE FACEPIECE"