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Catalog Number 01209
Object Name Mask, Gas
Title Anti-Dimming Compound
Date 1928/09/
Description Small metal canister with screwtop lid. Top labelled with "Outfit III" Side labeled with "Anti-Dimming Compound" along with instructions for use. Anti-Dimming Compound was used on the inside of gas masks to prevent condensation from building on the inside of the eyepiece to help with vision.
Material Metal
Inscription Text "No 248 II SS&T.Ltd Sept 1928
Dimensions H-6 Dia-3 inches
Condition Good
Condition Notes Some corrosion around bottom of lid/top of canister