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Right sealing filter with the hose?

Article about: Hi mates.I just found this nice Mk IV gas mask.I am wondering if the hose was sealed right to the filter with this material i hasn't seen before.Any help welcome.Many thanks(i am asking for

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    Default Right sealing filter with the hose?

    Hi mates.I just found this nice Mk IV gas mask.I am wondering if the hose was sealed right to the filter with this material i hasn't seen before.Any help welcome.Many thanks(i am asking for the end at the bottom)Click image for larger version. 

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    Anyone?

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    I think it's ok

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    Another photo...Click image for larger version. 

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    any luck?

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    Usually, they are sealed with a wire clip over the material-such as you can see on the upper fitting to the mask itself. This one does look period, though, so I would not be too concerned about it.
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    You have point mate

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    *a point

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    I think that from the late 1942 the Brits started to use this method

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    Any other info will be great apreciated.Thanks

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    Hi, it looks like a standard "clip" lock to me!! No worries here my friend, Leon.

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