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Post  slats7 on Thu Oct 11, 2012 4:56 pm

what's the name of this type of facemask that became popular in the mid to late 1970s?

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Re: facemask question

Post  John C on Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:59 pm

That style facemask is known as the "OPO" - or "oral protection only". It was somewhere toward the end of the 1960s style like Danny White is wearing was developed; there was an earlier style like what Namath wore in Super Bowl III that had a single center bar and was somewhat smaller and rounder - like this one from Helmet Hut:


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