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RAF type H oxygen mask, 1946 dated


Code: O18743

Size medium.  Dated 3-46 (March 1946).  Rare early post WW2 dated example of this otherwise relatively common mask.  The rubber facepiece retains reasonable overall shape although the lower edge is curling inwards.  The rubber is grubby but remains very pliable and there is only minor cracking on the harness retaining lugs.  The pearl grey suede lining is complete but dirty.  Fitted with a type 57 microphone assembly and a light tan coloured loom with the correct large 2-pin socket, type 614, 10H/18196.  The loom braiding is quite badly frayed, the webbing harness also has fraying and lacks elasticity.  Identical to a wartime example but significantly cheaper.  A reasonably good used example that could be improved significantly with some careful cleaning.  Stock code O18743.