Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Mid-1800s rescue masks look like C3-PO and Darth Vader

Dude and his wife collect rescue masks that date from between the mid-1800s and World War I. Two of their masks share a resemblance with Darth Vader and C3-PO! These two smoke helmets were worn by firefighters carrying out rescues in smoke-logged buildings almost 100 years before George Lucas brought us Star Wars.

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