Swedish Folkgasmask Typ 19

The Swedish Folkgasmask BICAPA Typ 19 was similar in design to the British General Civilian Respirator, but had two round eyepieces instead of one.  This example was made by Birger Carlson & Co. A.B. in 1940.

Folkgasmask = "Civilain Gas Mask"

Typ = "Type"

 

Similar masks in my collection:  Swedish Typ 15, Swedish Typ 32, British GCR, Canadian GCR, Finnish M31

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Manufacturer and size stamp on forehead "BICAPA 3"

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Inspection stamp on strap

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Swedish stamp inside mask

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Stamps inside mask "SVENSK TILLVERKNING 1940 TYP 19" "Swedish manufacture 1940 Type 19"

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Stamp inside mask

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Filter stamps "BICAPA 1940" with Swedish crowns

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Filter stamp "TYP 19"

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Box for "FOLKGASMASK BICAPA TYP 19" top view

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Box for "FOLKGASMASK BICAPA TYP 19" side view