London, South Kensington
26 May 2004
A 12-BOLT DIVER'S HELMET BY SIEBE, GORMAN & CO. LTD, NUMBER 18327, CIRCA MID-1950'S.
tinned overall, the spun bonnet with numbered face plate, cross-banded oval side ports, left fitted spitcock, weight hooks, hinged safety catch, air inlet with sprung non-return valve, telephone port, adjustable exhaust valve and lashing eyes; the corselet with brass makers plate, stamped and numbered bands with flat wing nuts and front weight pins; internal details comprising air vents and telephone wire -- 18in. (46cm.) high; together with an unasociated cast iron stand, two diver's boots and a sawfish beak -- 32¾in. (83cm.) long
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