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Article about: Came across this gas mask today, i normally concentrate on small arms as part of my collection and so I dont know a whole lot about british gas masks. Looking for info on it as well as fair

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    Came across this gas mask today, i normally concentrate on small arms as part of my collection and so I dont know a whole lot about british gas masks. Looking for info on it as well as fair value.

    Marked "GSW Macdonald Plant, "14/08/42 O, SBT 277." Canister also bears "No. 4A 1942" on the bottom.

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    It looks like a Canadian-made gasmask, partly made by General Steel Wares (GSW). Does it have a Canadian Broad Arrow?

    These masks can contain asbestos , such as chrysotile and crocidolite. Chrysotile can cause cancer, and crocidolite is up to five hundred times more likely to cause mesothelioma.

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    Here's an article you should read...
    http://www.ebay.com/gds/Sale-of-Gas-Masks-containing-Asbestos-is-Illegal-/10000000177908777/g.html

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    It looks like the canister on yours says "FOR ARP USE ONLY", so it was use by Air Raid Wardens...

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    Not sure of it has the broad arrow or not, i saw it for sale locally for 60$ CAD which seems reasonable just wanted some opinions.

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    I'd say that is a standard price for these masks. I would pass on it, as your health is more important...

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