German Wehrmacht WW2 M1938 Gas Mask Canister Set. Canister, all straps, mask, filter, retaining spring, cleaning cloth and spare lenses. I guarantee these to be 100% genuine WW2 issue, they have not been messed with in any way.1940 dated canister with interesting painted markings, yellow triangle painted to lens lid and part serial number 220 painted in white near the lid, it even has a painted rubbed out old issue number still pary visible. The mask type S-30 and filter type Fe37 are mint, very supple and smells of rubber, both are WAa eagle stamped, the filter being dated 1940. The snout of the mask is dated'39'.
This is an early war quality set it has it's long chest strap, of good quality web material, buckle, mushroom and best of all both of it's brown leather tabs to prevent wear, in very nice condition, the short strap is also present again with it's mushroom and brown leather tab and belt clasp also in very nice condition, the straps are a matching pair. The lid of the canister is a good fit with it's web pull strap and mechanism working perfectly. Inside the lid compartment is a spare set of lens in their wax paper packet. At the bottom of the canister is the original cleaning cloth and anti rattle metal retaining spring. This is a fantastic complete set, you will not find a better, please try.
Like helmets these sets are just going up in value. This set i found in Germany having been hidden away for 75 years.... The item "WW2 German Wehrmacht Gas Mask set with all straps and accessories 100% Original" is in sale since Sunday, November 22, 2020.
This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Field Gear". The seller is "canters74" and is located in Bracknell. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.