Very Rare and Important 1910 Drager Smoke Mask

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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.
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Drager smoke rescue mask
The apparatus pictured, devised in 1910 by the Drager Company of Germany, operated in a similar way as the Siebe-Gorman self-contained devices. Draeger 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

  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    12 in. H x 9 in. W x 7 in. D
    30 cm H x 23 cm W x 18 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Peekskill, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU88387598583
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Located in Peekskill, NY

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