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.

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Manufacturer stamp on forehead "MSA"

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Stamp on cheek "28"

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Date stamp inside mask "H 1" "64/65/66"

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Manufacturer and date stamps on head harness "GH" "65/66/67" "1" "MINE SAFETY APPLIANCES CO. PITTSBURGH PA." "PULL FRONT STRAP LAST"

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Stamp on heads strap "NECK"

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Stamp on head strap "SIDE"

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Stamp on head strap "FRONT"

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Stamps on metal hose clamp "20" "TINNERMAN"

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