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Description

Used by Mines Rescue Teams in the early 1900s, this helmet would originally have been supplied with oxygen by manually operated bellows. This is illustrative of the dangerous atmosphere of the coal mine and the necessity of vigilance in regards to safety.

This item is part of the Rhondda Heritage Park collections.

Object Location: unknown

Museum Name: RCTCBC Heritage Service

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