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
Creator
Dräger (Manufacturer)
Of the Period
Industrial
Place of Origin
Germany
Date of Manufacture
1910
Period
Early 20th Century
Condition
Excellent
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
Dealer Location
Peekskill, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU88387598583
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