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S6 Respirator

Manufactured by the Birmingham & Leyland Rubber Co. the S6 was introduced in the early 1960s. It was - until the advent of its successor the S10 - one of the finest pieces of NBC equipment available anywhere... IN THE WORLD! Immortalised forever by THEM, it is also a desirable piece of gimp-wear.

Available in both left and right hand versions, its major drawbacks were an inflatable face seal prone to leaking and a lack of drinking tube. They were, however, well ally - compared to their NATO counterparts and were very desirable for swapsies.