78) An original early war gas mask bag for the French army gas mask. The bag is in excellent used condition with just dirt and marks from use. The metal fittings show some rust to them but all good and strong. the rear waist belt is still in place. it has various names and numbers marked to it. there is an ink inspectors stamp to the bottom dated 1941. The inside of the bag is good. It is marked A.S.T. 40-51 the 40 mis for the year 1940.