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    Dear friends hello
    here is a gas mask lost by B E F, in May / June, 1940, on the beach of Bray dunes (near the Dunkerque), after more than 65 years in the sand and the sea water (at the time of its discovery).
    Greetings
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    Damn, you find some beautiful stuff...congratulations....Danny

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    Very interesting to see them, the mask itself is great in condition
    Regards,
    Dimas

    my Skype: warrelics

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    Nice find indeed! Do you have some more detailed pictures?

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    Great condition considering being in the sand near the sea , cheers Raymond

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    I wonder what still awaits you. You have some pretty fertile hunting grounds!

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    Quote by prospecteur59 View Post
    Dear friends hello
    here is a gas mask lost by B E F, in May / June, 1940, on the beach of Bray dunes (near the Dunkerque), after more than 65 years in the sand and the sea water (at the time of its discovery).
    Greetings
    that thing would have been destroyed by now!!!

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    Awesome find Its amazing that these masks generally end up in poor condition due to being kept in bad storage conditions such as in someones attic but that one thats been exposed to the elements for decades is still in such good condition

    Thanks

    Danny

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    Quote by GasMasksUK View Post
    Awesome find Its amazing that these masks generally end up in poor condition due to being kept in bad storage conditions such as in someones attic but that one thats been exposed to the elements for decades is still in such good condition

    Thanks

    Danny
    Hello effectively
    the long stay in the sand full of water, allowed the rubber of not not dehydrated.

    Friendship johann

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