BIG COMMANDO TRAINING MASK! (Dec, 1942)

Why would this be useful for an air raid warden? It doesn’t have a gas mask or anything…

FOR EVERY BOY FROM 8 TO 80

GET FUN! THRILLS! PROTECTION

BIG COMMANDO TRAINING MASK!

ACTUAL SUPERSEDED U.S. TRAINING MODEL

FENCING
ROUGH SPORTS
CATCHING
AIR RAID WARDEN

• Not a toy! This sensational mask is same as used by Marines in broad-sword training. Dozens of highly practical uses at work or play . . . swell for rough sports. Magnificent trophy for wall or mantle.

BIG-STRONG Weighs 4 lbs. Measures 9 inches wide by 15 inches high, by 8 inches deep.

• Wards off heaviest blows! Sturdily made of finest leathers and galvanized wire. Complete protection for head, chin and throat. Ideal for Air Raid Wardens and similar workers. No matter what your age, you’ll be “pleased as Punch” with a mask like this! Makes a Dandy Christmas Gift. Act now … ORDER TO-DAY! A real $7.50 value but our sensational price ALL POSTAGE CHARGES FULLY PREPAID ANYWHERE IN U.S… ONLY $1.95.

SEND CHECK OR MONEY ORDER FOR $1.95 TO:
THE NOVELTY HOUSE 547 N. MICHIGAN AVE. CHICAGO, ILL.

4 comments
  1. Hirudinea says: February 8, 201210:09 am

    I wouldn’t use that thing for fencing, look at the size of those eye holes, who do I look like Henry II of France!?

  2. GaryM says: February 8, 201212:05 pm

    The picture suggests it would protect air raid wardens from flying debris.

  3. Kosher Ham says: February 8, 201212:51 pm

    Now add a helmet and look like Darth Vader……

  4. Toronto says: February 8, 20121:47 pm

    I wonder if that was the same company Irwin Mainway (Dan Aykroyd) used to shill for?

    http://snltranscripts.j…

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