Manufactured by Airmed Ltd. Mask, Oxygen, Type M, Mk.2 complete with Microphone Assembly, Type 71, and Mask Tube Assembly, MK.8, incorporating Mod. M326 & M351. Stores Reference 6D/1837. March 1959 dated. Black rubber mask with fabric harness. Also fitted with a mask tube assembly for connection to a pressure waistcoat. These masks were used in early Hunters, Javelins, the Canberra PR9, V-bombers and the Lightning during the 1950s/60s. The Type M, MK.2 mask was intended to be used in place of the Type M and J masks. It was part of the pressure breathing equipment issued and was only to be worn in conjunction with a pressure breathing waistcoat, Mk.1 or Mk.1A. The facepiece is in excellent overall condition, supple and virtually free of cracking. The harness and loom (microphone assembly type 71 - reference 10AH/18) are equally good. The oxygen tube is also in excellent flexible condition and has connectors that would attach to a pressure waistcoat's connectors/tube. An unused example with storage/age wear only. Complete with box of issue with March 1960 inspection/packaging date (box shows wear). Stock code O26570.