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 · Respirators: mickey mouse gas masks and baby gas masks in WW2 UK Respirators or gas masks? Because of the fear of gas attack on the UK in World War Two, children and babies, like everyone else, was issued with a respirator which was a device to filter out poisonous gas.. As explained on the WW2 respirator page, everyone at the time referred to these devices as gas masks, but …

Boxed WWII Child's Gas Mask "Mickey Mouse Gas Mask"

Boxed WWII Child's Gas Mask "Mickey Mouse Gas Mask".One of the rarer types to come across, known as the Mickey mouse mask to make it more acceptable for Children. The mask has been in storage since the war and has only minor rust spots around the sockets. The mask is fine with no deterioration of the rubber, which is common with these masks.

Mickey Mouse Gas Masks for Children From World War II - …

 · Mickey Mouse Gas Masks for Children From World War II. On January 7th, 1942, one month after Pearl Harbor, T.W. Smith, Jr., the owner of the Sun Rubber Company, and his designer, Dietrich Rempel, with Walt Disney's approval introduced …

BBC - WW2 People's War - A Mickey Mouse gas-mask and …

 · A Mickey Mouse gas-mask and no bananas by shropshirelibraries. You are browsing in: ... As a child during the war, I remember walking to school - about one mile - …

Respirator, Anti-Gas, Small Child, Type C2 'Mickey Mouse ...

 · Children's 'Mickey Mouse' Gas mask. History note. This type of mask was issued to younger children. Manufactued in bright colours, it was intended to be more attractive and less sinister than adult versions. Show more. Object details Category …

WW2 Childs Mickey Mouse Gas Mask - Walk This Way

WW2 Childs Mickey Mouse Gas Mask. A lovely piece of WW2 social history. Great addition to your collection or museum piece. Lots of other WW2 militaria avaliable. Not everything on website so please ask if you cant see what you want!

Chemical Warfare and Mickey Mouse: What in Disney …

 · A gas mask exercise in Southend, Essex, 1941. Photograph: Science & Society Picture Library/Getty Images. This is where Disney comes in the picture! During World War II, after the attack on Pearl Harbor, masks were distributed to residents of …

Respirator, Anti-Gas, Small Child, Type C2 'Mickey Mouse ...

 · History note. Second World War period child's respirator (gas mask); British 'home front' associations. Designed to be less sinister for children not old enough to wear the standard civilian pattern mask, the 'Mickey Mouse' mask got its name on account of its circular eye pieces and the centrally located outlet valve - features which gave it ...

Rare authentic UK Mickey Mouse kids gas mask ww2 ... - …

 · Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Rare authentic UK Mickey Mouse kids gas mask ww2 with complete kit!! at the best online prices at …

A child wearing a so-called Mickey Mouse gas mask during ...

Jun 3, 2012 - A child wearing a so-called Mickey Mouse gas mask during World War Two. I've never seen anything resemble Mickey Mouse less. They were red to make it more attractive to children but children aren't...

Rare British World War 2 Childs Mickey Mouse Gas Mask …

Title: Rare British World War 2 Childs Mickey Mouse Gas Mask with Original Box 1941, Status: SOLD, Category: Vintage Collectibles:Toys:Plush:Doll, Shop: The Optimists, Description: Amazing Rare Childs British Gas Mask 'Mickey Mouse' made in 1941 by the Avon Rubber Company to be used during WW2. This particular one looks like it has been used it does have wear and needs

WWII Child's Mickey Mouse Gas Mask with Box

 · WWII Child's Mickey Mouse Gas Mask with Box. Auction Details 8281 - Arms and Militaria. Ends from. 18 Jul 2021 10:30 BST Date Format. Venue …

Mickey Mouse Children's Gas Mask - BBC

 · More than 40 million gas masks were issued. In America there was a gas mask for children that looked like Mickey Mouse, with the character's nose and ears and even a picture of him on the gas ...

Vintage WW2 'Mickey Mouse' child's gas mask - Home …

A rare, vintage World War 2 'Mickey Mouse' gas mask that was issued for children. Complete with the original box, this is an unusual piece.....and quite creepy looking too!

Disney Mickey Mouse Gas Mask - Gas Mask and …

 · The mask was intended for children and was given the look of the famous "Mickey Mouse" character to make the mask more child-friendly. Sun Rubber Company went to produce a little over 1,000 of the Mickey Mouse gas masks and was given the …

WW2 Childs Mickey Mouse Gas Mask - Walk This Way

WW2 Childs Mickey Mouse Gas Mask. Piece of Vintage British homefront history. Childs 'Micky Mouse' gas mask. in original box. Excellent condition. Iconic symbol of the war at home. Securely packaged and sent signed for and insured. £123.50.

Child's Gas Mask, World War II, Original - Object Lessons

This red and blue mask was for a two to five year old child. It dates from World War II when the British government gave everyone in Britain a gas mask as protection against possible poison gas attacks by the Germans. This mask was known as the 'Mickey …

WW2 HOMEFRONT MICKEY MOUSE CHILD'S GAS MASK …

WW2 Homefront Mickey mouse child's gas mask dated 1939/40 complete in its box of issue. The gas mask is a rarer example to find and comes complete in its cardboard box of issue, the gas mask is dated 1939/40 on the rubber parts with a makers mark of Avon.

Did you know Walt Disney designed the world's weirdest …

 · About 1,000 Mickey Mouse respirators were eventually produced, but the civilian gas mask — for children or adults — was not really a notable presence on the home front during World War II.

Did you know Walt Disney designed the world's weirdest …

 · About 1,000 Mickey Mouse respirators were eventually produced, but the civilian gas mask — for children or adults — was not really a notable presence on the …

Gas Masks (WW2) Fact File - Kidadl

 · There were Mickey Mouse masks for small children, with red panels, and babies' gas masks, which looked like a giant hood that went right over them. There was a see-through panel for their face, and the mum was required to first put the mask on and then pump air into the baby's mask with a bellows.

British C2 Mickey Mouse | Gas Mask King

The British C2 Small Child Civilian Respirator used a red rubber facepiece with two small glass eyepieces, and a bright blue filter right below the exaggerated flutter valve. Commonly referred to as British Mickey Mouse gas masks, they were made to look non-threatening for small children during World War II. Both of these examples were made by ...

Why did children have to have gas masks? - Answers

 · The Mickey Mouse gas mask first appeared early in 1940- they were designed for children to wear in the event of chemical weapons being used by Nazi Germany, and were an attempt to make the ...

Somehow This WWII Mickey Mouse Gas Mask Was ... - …

 · During World War II, that meant outfitting a child with a weird Mickey Mouse gas mask. It was 1942, just about a month after the Japanese bombed Pearl …

A WWII children's gas mask comes with Mickey Mouse cover

 · On January 7th, 1942, one month after Pearl Harbor, T.W. Smith, Jr., the owner of the Sun Rubber Company, and his designer, Dietrich Rempel, with Walt Disney's approval introduced a protective mask for children. This design of the Mickey Mouse Gas Mask for children was presented to Major General William N. Porter, Chief of the Chemical Warfare ...