WW2 German Gas Mask And Canister

WW2 German Gas Mask And Canister

Code: 10441


A excellent German Rare short type WW2 Gas Mask and canister

This is a collectors dream, the gas mask and canister have clearly always been together and are a complete set

Matching numbers on both gas mask and canister plus strap ( 356 ) with WaA Markings to both pieces, well marked gas mask 

( see pic  ) with 1935 date to the spare lens compartment, filter ( 40 ) ink stamp 1940 with faded waffen stamp but still visible

Soldiers name inside the spare lens compartment ( Wachtm Kremer ) also writen on the strap and printed on label 

Gas mask filter has signs of its original paper label, filter has slight rust hole but hardly really noticeable

A very good manufacturers makers name to the underneath of the canister ( R.P. Wuppertal )

Condition on mask is very very good, some signs of cracks on the outer edge rubber seal but still very good

Rubber is supple and with no faults, canister has almost all its original Army green paint with some paint missing that has turned to a very dark patina, canister latch works perfectly

These Rare short type canisters were used begining of the war then later altered to the longer type canister 

A very good rare item for any collector in German Militaria and 100% genuine as a complete set

Postage is included in the price