U.S. Army M17A2 Field Protective Gas Mask

The U.S. Army M17A2 Field Protective Gas Mask was the second upgrade to the ABC-M17.  In 1983 the M17A1 was redesignated M17A2, the only difference being the addition of an extra small size.  This example was made by Mine Safety Appliances in 1983.

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Similar masks in my collection:  U.S. Army ABC-M17, Czech M-10, Bulgarian PDE-1, Polish MP-4, Polish MP-4M

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Size stamp on forehead "US M"

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Manufacturer and date stamp on cheek "83 MSA 2E27" "M19 C1"

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Manufacturer and date stamp on exhale valve cover "83 MSA 2E27"

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Stamp on head harness "C8R1" "ECP"

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Lot stamp on cheek "A22-96"

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Lot stamp on temple strap "22 96"

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Size stamp on forehead "US M"

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Manufacturer and date stamp on cheek "83 MSA 2E27" "M27 C1"

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Manufacturer and date stamp on exhale valve cover "83 MSA 2E27"

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Stamp on head harness "C8R1" "ECP"

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Stamps on exhale valve "CRP II M2 C11" "83 01"

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Size stamp on nose cup "M"