London, South Kensington
1 November 2001
AN ADMIRALTY PATTERN DIVING HELMET BY SIEBE, GORMAN & CO LTD.
the helmet numbered '15132', stamped above the main face plate AP 7985 together with the government mark, left fitted spitcock, weight hooks, air inlet with sprung non-return valve, hinged safety pin, telephone port, adjustable exhaust valve, cast cross banded side ports; the corselet numbered '13531', makers plate, stamped bolted bands, front and back pins (damage to corselet thread; small hole drilled 1in. behind right face plate, no internal fittings) -- 19in. (48cm.) high
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