Lot 154 (Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Courageous'), 10th May 2016)
Sold for £600
Apparently complete, plated fittings with with pitting and wear. Signs of use overall but apparently good overall condition. Will require reconditioning if use intended.
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A FREE FLOW DIVING HELMET BY SWINDELL, CIRCA 1980
fibreglass outer casing with nickel plated fittings, twin exhaust controls, air inlet, telephone inlets, rubberised neck cuff and internal padding -- 14in. (35.5cm.)
Provenance: Purchased from the MoD 1990.
Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Courageous'), 10th May 2016