U.S. Army M1A2

US M1A2
US M1A2

The U.S. M1A2 Service Gas Mask was made of molded rubber covered in stockinette.  The air from the hose was directed across the eyepieces, helping to defog the lenses with each inhalation.  These masks were made at Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland in 1937 and declared obsolete in 1944.

 

Similar masks in my collection:  Davis Type M-1, YorkCo Smoke & Ammonia Mask

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Size stamp on forehead "US U"

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Lot stamp on cheek "LOT 337EA"

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Size stamp inside mask "U"

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Lot stamp on head harness "LOT 46EA"

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Lot stamp on hose "LOT No. 36"

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Filter

Filter stamps top view "EAE LOT 215" "US M IXAI"

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Size stamp on forehead "US U"

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Lot stamp on cheek "LOT 386EA"

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Size stamp inside mask "U"

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Lot stamp on head harness "LOT 60EA"

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Lot stamp on hose "LOT No. 59"

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Filter stamps top view "LOT 178 EAE" "US M IXAI"

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M1A2

Third mask, not shown above

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Size stamp on forehead "US U"

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Lot stamp on cheek "LOTB4-1"

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Size stamp inside mask "U"

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Lot stamp on head harness "LOTB4-1"

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Metal stamp on valve guard "(?) 22"