Good condition original WWI Imperial German Model 1918 gas mask. Leather on inside where it used to seat on face is starting to break down but its over 100 years old normal wear.Leather overall is intact and so are lenses. Canister used to hold mask is missing buckle clasp, what you see is what you get. All original paint, stamps and raised stamp. Label in bottom of canister just has one small missing part (see photo). Complete with the original pack of spare lenses under the lid.
Incredible original WWI German gas mask for your collection and truly impressive piece of history. Stating that not many survived due to the fact if they got wet would crack, splinter, etc.
Not unusual to see the latch gone either as this is. The item "WWI IMPERIAL GERMAN MODEL 1918 GAS MASK With CANISTER" is in sale since Wednesday, April 28, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Germany\Personal, Field Gear". The seller is "qtro_us_xpyrn9a" and is located in Niantic, Connecticut. This item can be shipped to United States.