THIS IS A RARE WWII ORIGINAL U.S. NAVY AIRCRAFT BREATHING APPARATUS "BLIMP REBREATHER".
This Oxygen Breathing Apparatus for Aircraft Use manufactured by the MINE SAFTEY APPLIANCES CO of Pittsburg, PA was the better way. Generally issued to pilots and crewmembers of U.S. Naval Non-Rigid Airships (blimps) these re-breathers were an essential component of every mission. The United States was the only power to use airships during World War II, and the airships played a small but important role.
THE ITEM IS IN USED CONDITION WITH SOME RUST AND PAINT PEALING NOTED. ITEM SOLD AS IS. AGE OF OVER 77 YEARS HAS TAKEN IT'S TOLL BUT THIS ITEM MIGHT BE RIGHT FOR RESTORATION!! WE HAVE ATTEMPTED TO SHOW ANY DEFECTS SO PLEASE LOOK CAREFULLY AT THE PHOTOS. THIS IS A GREAT EARLY MILITARY FIELD GEAR COMPONENT CHOCKED FULL OF MILITARY HISTORY!
FREE SHIPPING TO THE CONTIGUOUS U.S.A.!
U.S. SHIP ONLY! "WE DO NOT SHIP INTERNATIONALLY"