Ministry of Defence, 1914-1918 | British First World War Anti-Splinter Tank Mask
Ministry of Defence
British First World War Anti-Splinter Tank Mask
metal, stitched leather and suede, chainmail, rosewood stand
mounted on a metal and rosewood stand
mask 14 by 15cm.; 5½ by 6in.
Obvious wear from use. Well preserved and with original strap.
Stand 20cm, high and 17cm. wide.
Stand good but is rosewood.
A powerful object.
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