Face Mask, United States Army Air Service

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    United States Army Air Corps Face Mask with oxygen hose; brown leather exterior with light tan chamois lining; flap with snaps over mouth hole; black elastic strap.

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    Face Mask, United States Army Air Service

    United States Army Air Corps Face Mask with oxygen hose; brown leather exterior with light tan chamois lining; flap with snaps over mouth hole; black elastic strap.

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    Aviator Face Mask with Oxygen Tube

    This leather face mask provided a reliable source of oxygen to the 1920s aviator while flying at high altitudes in an open cockpit.

     

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    Leather Aviator Face Mask

    This early leather face mask provided the aviator with a level of comfort in an open cockpit. 

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    Mannequin Models Early Flight Mask

    A Museum mannequin models a face mask that would have been used by an early aviator. 

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