Original WW2 RAF Mark IIIB * 6D/101 connector

Original WW2 RAF Mark IIIB * 6D/101 connector

Code: 55561

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A scarce original RAF  Mark IIIB * 6D/101 connector in good condition. 

This brass connector was used in conjunction with the 6D/80 oxygen mask hose and D Type oxygen mask which were worn in the pre-war period as well as during the Battle for France, Battle of Britain and into the rest of the war. 

This example is in good condition with the original markings still clearly legible. It bears the War Department broad arrow marking underneath which is the 6D 101 stores reference code and the designation of MKIII B*.The maker's mark is found to the other side and features initials surrounded by a circle.

The part is in good condition with some signs of use and age. There are tarnished areas but these may clean up although it is preserved currently in 'as found' condition. Please study the pictures before purchasing.

A rare piece of RAF flying equipment which will make a good addition to any collection.