U.S. Army M8 Snout Type Gas Mask

The U.S. Army M8 Snout Type Gas Mask used the M4 facepiece, but instead of using a hose, allowed for the newer 60mm filter to be attached directly to the chin.  This example was made by Firestone in 1942.

PATENT

Rubber stamps
Rubber stamps

Manufacturer, date, and lot stamps on chin "C5-2-229" "12-40 LOT C-1 (Firestone logo) 3 42 E41R102" "337"

Stamp
Stamp

Stamp on head strap

Stamp
Stamp

Stamp on head harness "FT"

Valve cover
Valve cover

Exhale valve interior "LOT 1 GP CO "10 42" "1"

Filter connector
Filter connector

Filter

Filter
Filter

Filter top view

Filter
Filter

Filter stamps bottom view "US M11" "C"

Filter
Filter

Filter stamps

Filter
Filter

Filter weight stamp side view "240 GRAMS"