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Very Rare and Important 1910 Dräger Smoke Mask

US$2,800

About

I almost never sell items from my museum collection. Here is your opportunity to get your hands on one of the rarest examples I own. It's not only a surviving example of the very beginning of gas and rescue Apparatus, it has a striking sculptural presence as well. The face plate is Mica. Drägersmoke rescue mask The Apparatus pictured, devised in 1910 by the Dräger Company of Germany, operated in a similar way as the Siebe-Gorman self-contained devices. Dräger breathing devices and other safety equipment grew so popular in the mine rescue business that the word "draegerman" eventually became a synonym for an underground rescue worker.

Details

  • Creator
    Dräger (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 12 in. (30.48 cm)Width: 9 in. (22.86 cm)Depth: 7 in. (17.78 cm)
  • Style
    Industrial (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1910
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Peekskill, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU883822731822

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Ships From: Peekskill, NY
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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