MkV Respirator, 1942 A wartime dated British Army MkV respirator with filter and bag. Rubber mask with laminated glass eyepieces, filter canister, hose and bag. Mask by IDP Co, size "Normal". MkVII bag with original adjustable strap contains owners name in Lincoln,
Date: Respirator, filter and bag all 1942.
Condition: Bag in good condition. Strong and only light wear. Respirator/hose rubber has surface cracking in places (especially around eyepieces) but intact and in reasonable condition. Eyepieces starting to delaminate. Dents and scratches to canister. The mask's elastic straps are in a poor state - lost all elasticity, a couple of the straps are broken, and the leather piece at the rear of the head is hard and brittle.
Items are sold as seen, and described as accurately as possible. Please note that all items are used and therefore a certain amount of wear is to be expected. Any fundamental defects/deficiences are stated. Many items have been tailored and therefore sizes may be approximate.