U.S. Navy Diaphragm Mk V Gas Mask
The U.S. Navy Diaphragm Mk V Gas Mask bears no resemblance to the previous U.S. Navy Diaphragm masks. It featured a single plastic panoramic lens and dual cheek filters. This example was made by Acushnet in 1959.
Similar masks in my collection: U.S. NC-1
Stock No. S-23-C-101-1205 Gas Mask Canister, C1 2 each DA-30-070-CML-733 The General Tire & Rubber Co. Logansport, Indiana Date packed - 5-57 Lot No. NY6-159 1091
This container which is sealed airtight, contains two canisters for the Mark V Gas Mask. Do not open until required for use on the gas mask. To remove, open can with key attached on end of can. Warning: Do not use this can as a food or drinking container (poison).
Top view with key
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