USAAF A-10A Oxygen Mask, Boxed
By The Acushnet Process. Co. Dated 4-44, Box 5/44). Size medium. The rubber is very flexible throughout although a little grubby. The attached tube and webbing harness are in equally good condition. Comes with the original issue AAF cardboard carton complete with illustrated instruction leaflet and spares envelope. The latter containing press studs, strap ends, studded canvas strips to sew onto flying helmets for oxygen mask connection, flat hook etc. The carton is split down one side and a bit tatty but the mask and spares are in very good '+' used condition. The A-10 was rushed into service in 1943 to replace the deficient A-8Bs still in use by the 8th AAF in England. By 1944 it has been superceded by the A-14. Stock code O21146.