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LUFTSCHUTZ! German gas attack protection and detection devices in World War Two

GAS MASK FOR ADULTS the VM 37

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BOXES FOR VM37 GAS MASK
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On the left is a box containing the M/male size mask and on the right F/female size.

GREEN PAINTED METAL VM FILTER CONNECTION
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Round metal screw connection for VM fiter canister with the size moulded into it "M" for male

VM 37 INK STAMPS ON INNER SURFACE OF MASK
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RL1-38/4 indicates Gasmask VM37 with cardbord carton and VM filter. AUER manufacture

MALE AND FEMALE SIZED VM37 GAS MASKS
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On the left is the male size and on the right is the Female size . Both have aluminium VM filters

Male and Female VM gasmask with no head strap
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Later VM 37 masks deleted the adjustable head strap to conserve on rubber

DETAIL OF EARLY VM37 ADJUSTABLE HEAD STRAP
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VM37 masks were made from natural rubber .The strap had several postions for adjustments .

ANOTHER VIEW OF EARLY VM37 HEAD STRAP
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Head strap was retained in postion by painted round buttons . Cardboard mask frame is just visable

GREEN PAINTED VM37 FILTER SCREW CONNECTION
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In this view the size indicated is "F" for female .A rubber one way valve is on the inside

Dräger made VM37 gas mask ink stampings
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RL1-38/6 =Dräger werk Lubeck 1938 and "F" for female size

THE VM 37 GASMASK WITH CARDBOARD FRAME
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This is the original cardboard stretching frame used to keep the mask's shape and store the filter

VM 37 VOLKS GASMASK WITH HEAD STRAP
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View of right hand side of gas mask showing the adjustable strap at the back of the mask

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