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Browse the largest online collection of U.S. Army gas masks, Israeli gas masks, Russian gas masks, Korean gas masks, German gas masks, Swedish gas masks and all other non-military issue gas masks and filters.


Our current inventory includes everything from Genuine Issue (GI) WWI, WWII, Korean, Vietnam and current issue gas mask and supplies. We also carry a large selection of European Gas Masks as well as commercial NBC gear. There is something here for everyone from collectors, police, to folks looking for preparedness items.

We have been in the surplus business for over 10 years. Read the About Us link for a history of our store. Over the years we have built a reputation of being honest and treating our customers fairly. Our buyers include the public, entertainment, local government, regional/national government, schools, churches, clubs etc.

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Russian VPHR Chemical Weapon Detector - Portable Soviet Army Chemical Testing Device WWII Individual Protective Gas Cover, 1945 blister gas cape M-51 CBB French / Belgium WWII Gas Mask with Standard NATO Filter
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Russian/Soviet VPHR Chemical Weapon Detector WWII Individual Protective Gas Cover, 1945 blister gas poncho
Genuine Russian/Soviet VPHR Portable Chemical Weapon Detector. WWII Individual Protective Gas Cover, 1945 blister gas cape French/Belgium Gas Mask with Standard NATO Filter.
Bulgarian Military MC-1 Gas Mask Respirator - Circa 1960s Army Surplus Gas Mask Carrying Pouch With Straps British Mk. III Gas Mask Service Respirator
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Bulgarian MC-1 Gas Mask Respirator Gas Mask Carrying Pouches With Straps 1943 British Army Mk. III Gas Mask Service Respirator.
Bulgarian Military issue MC-1 Gas Mask Respirator Gas Mask Carrying Pouch With Straps Rare WWll era British Army Mk. III Gas Mask Service Respirator with Type E filter canister.
Iraqi Army M85 Gas Mask with Filter Unissued AVON M50 FM50 Joint Service CBRN Gas Mask kit Chinese Military TF-1A Gas Mask Filter and Snorkel
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Iraqi Army M85 Gas Mask with Filter Avon M50 FM50 Joint Service CBRN Gas Mask Chinese TF-1A Gas Mask
Genuine Iraqi Army issue M85 Gas Mask with Filter Avon M50 FM50 Joint Service CBRN Gas Mask Respirator complete with accessories - unissued. Chinese TF-1A gas mask with snorkel and filter.
German Military Chemical Decontamination Kit Scott British Army MoD General Service Gas Mask CBRN Respirator (GSR) Polish Army OM14 Gas Mask and Filter
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German Military Decontamination Kit New British Army GSR General Service Gas mask Polish Army OM14 Gas Mask and Filter
German Army Decontamination Kit, Original Two One Liter Bottles, OD Green. New British Army General Service Respirator CBRN Gas Mask. Polish Military OM14 gas mask, filter, hose adapter and carrier.
Russian Gas Mask Filter 40mm thread - Soviet Surplus Soviet PDF-D Civilian/Child Gas Mask Kit U.S. ARMY Unissued M17A2 Field Protective Gas Mask
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Russian Gas Mask Filter 40mm thread - Soviet Surplus M-17 Unissued US Army Gas Mask
Original and sealed Russian Surplus 40mm NBC Filter. Original 1970's - 1980's era Russian/Warsaw Pact  issued PDF-D Civilian gas mask kit. US Military Issue M17A1/M17A2 (M17) Field Protective Gas Mask and filter.





Modern chemical warfare began on April 22, 1915, when German soldiers first used chlorine gas to attack the French in Ypres, against Canadian and French colonial troops. The initial response was to equip troops with cotton mouth pads for protection. Soon afterwards the British added a long cloth which was used to tie chemical-soaked mouth pads into place, and which was called the Black Veil Respirator. Dr. Cluny MacPherson of The Royal Newfoundland Regiment brought the idea of a mask made of chemical absorbing fabric and which fitted over the entire head to England, and this was developed into the British Hypo Helmet of June 1915. This primitive type of mask went through several stages of development before being superseded in 1916 by the canister gas mask of 1916. This had a mask connected to a tin can containing the absorbent materials by a hose.

But the inventor of the first effective coal gas mask was Russian scientist Nikolay Dimitrievich Zelinskiy in World War I (in 1915) against German gas attacks. In 1916 his gas masks were accepted on arms of the countries of Triple Entente. Zelinskiy gas mask is the most popular in the world.




Gas masks development since has mirrored the development of chemical agents in warfare, filling the need to protect against ever more deadly threats, biological weapons, and radioactive dust in the nuclear era. However, where agents that cause harm through contact or penetration of the skin occurs, such as blister agent or nerve agent, a gas mask alone is not sufficient protection, and full protective clothing must be worn in addition, to protect from contact with the atmosphere. For reasons of civil defense and personal protection, individuals often purchase gas masks in the belief that they prevent against the harmful effects of an attack with nuclear, biological, or chemical (NBC) agents; this is not the case, as gas masks protect only against respiratory absorption. Whilst most military gas masks are designed to be capable of protection against spectrum of NBC agents, they can be coupled with filter canisters that are proof against those agents (heavier) or just against riot control agents and smoke (lighter, and often used for training purposes); likewise there are lightweight masks solely for use in riot control agents and not for NBC situations.

Although thorough training and the availability of gas masks and other protective equipment can render the casualty-causing effects of an attack by chemical agents nullified, troops who are forced to operate in full protective gear are less efficient in completing their given tasks, tire easily, and may be affected psychologically by the threat of attack by these weapons. During the Cold War era, it was seen as inevitable that there would be a constant NBC threat on the battlefield, and thus troops needed protection in which they could remain fully functional; thus protective gear, and especially gas masks have evolved to incorporate innovations in terms of increasing user-comfort, and in compatibility with other equipment (from drinking devices to artificial respiration tubes, to communications systems etc). The gas mask has thus now arrived at a 'fourth generation' of development. Learn more about the development of military gas masks throughout history.




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