Swedish Gasmask Typ 18
The Swedish Gasmask Garanti Typ 18 was made of rubberized green canvas, with two round plastic eyepieces, cheek exhale valve, and aluminum hardware. This example was made by A.-B. Stockholms Skofabrik (A.-B.S.S.) Garanti in 1939.
Gasmask Typ = "Gas Mask Type"
Similar masks in my collection: Swedish Typ 4, Swedish Typ 9
Swedish stamp on temple of mask
Size stamp "2"
Date stamp inside mask "OKT.1939"
Canister label top view (translated) "This case contains: 1 pc. complete gas mask, type B size 3 and 1 tube of fog protection agent 1 pc. instructions for use The cover, which is airtight and filled with nitrogen gas, is opened by removing the sealing strip. The strip is unrolled with the help of the key. Note! The case may only be opened in the event of an air protection condition. Packed in 1939 A.-B. Stockholms Skofabrik"
Canister label top view
Canister stamp front view "TYP 18 A.-B.S.S. GARANTI GASMASK"