RAF 1941 pattern Mae West Co2 cylinder

RAF 1941 pattern Mae West Co2 cylinder

Code: MW20665


L: 12cm (4.7")Di: 1.8cm (0.7")


CO2 cylinder, Type C, 8 gramme.  Stores reference 22c/94.  Early pattern straight sided CO2 gas inflation bottle for the stole within the 1941 pattern life-saving waistcoat (Mae West).  The cylinder remains 'live'/sealed with a hollow copper plug with an integral partly bored threaded stem projecting from the neck of the cylinder.  This thread allows the cylinder to be screwed into an inflation lever.  It has very minor surface corrosion but in is excellent overall condition. Stamped with Tare weight.  Now extremely difficult to find.  Available to UK customers only due to postal restrictions.  Ideally this should be collected in person.  Stock code MW20665.