Listing is for a Canadian Mark IV Issued Box Respirator Gas Mask with unusual Carrier Bag. Genuine UK Produced, Canadian Issue Mask (acquired in Canada). The Mark series is a Britian design that was produced and provided to the Britian soldiers and Britian controlled territories/countries/areas. The mask was solely used for militarized combat. This specific model was found in Canada so it’s undoubtably a legitimate Canadian soldier issued mask that survived the decades. It’s a Mark IV (modified version) which was a slightly less common model. To explain the difference, the modified version’s facepiece is shaped slightly different to accomodate more face sizes but it’s so slight that, that isn’t noticable. What is the noticable difference to easily ID between the original and modified Mark IV is the modified version has a. Has a slightly shortened hose that’s just rubber, without canvas covering. ThisComes from a Smoke-Free and Pet-Free home. Feel free to ask questions! General Note to ALL military and related items: Military surplus / vintage items may have some minor scuffs, scratches and/or marks not mentioned in the listing and may be slightly dusty/dirty. This does include’new’ /’unissued’ item as the military/government tends to transport items around a lot and they could’ve been stored for an extensive period. It’s your responsibility to know your custom laws. The item “Canadian VTG WWI 1942 Mark IV Canvas Covered GI Box Respirator Gas Mask WW2″ is in sale since Sunday, October 4, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Canada”. The seller is “bojarski77″ and is located in Eugene, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Model: Mark IV (modified)
- Year: 1942
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Theme: Militaria
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Color: Khaki
- Conflict: WW II (1939-45)