BARAKUDA Malta mask

BRAND
BARAKUDA
MODEL
Malta
TYPOLOGY
full-face mask
TECHNICAL FEATURES
snorkel-socket hose fitted top centre - integrated snorkel with ball valve
COMPENSATOR
none
HEAD STRAP
single strap around head anchored to both sides of mask and adjustable on right
CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL
rubber
COLOUR
bleu - later ivory-coloured luxury model came with gold-anodised metal rim
CRYSTAL SIZE
13,5 cm × 13,5 cm
SPECIAL FEATURES
“MALTA” and barracuda fish image embossed atop body and on lower surface of mask interior, where “BARAKUDA-Tauchmaske” and “Made in Germany” are also inscribed. “BARAKUDATauchmaske” is German for “Barakuda diving mask”
NOTE
Malta was first and longest in production (1955-1973) of nine Barakuda snorkel-masks
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Germany
YEAR OF PRESENTATION
1955
SOURCE
David Wilson collection