Facemask, United States Army Air Service

Facemask, United States Army Air Service

     

This leather face mask was furnished by the Bureau of Aircraft Production to American military pilots during World War I as part of their standard flying equipment.

Transferred from the War Department, Bureau of Aircraft Production

Physical Description:
United States Army Air Service leather face mask; dark brown leather with olive green wool lining; brown elastic strap; leather strip with black snaps covers mouth hole.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Materials
Overall: Leather
Lining: Wool
Dimensions
3-D: 30.5 x 1.5 x 20.3cm (12 x 5/8 x 8 in.)

This leather face mask was furnished by the Bureau of Aircraft Production to American military pilots during World War I as part of their standard flying equipment.

Transferred from the War Department, Bureau of Aircraft Production

Physical Description:
United States Army Air Service leather face mask; dark brown leather with olive green wool lining; brown elastic strap; leather strip with black snaps covers mouth hole.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Materials
Overall: Leather
Lining: Wool
Dimensions
3-D: 30.5 x 1.5 x 20.3cm (12 x 5/8 x 8 in.)

ID: A19190003000