Lot 201 (Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hibernia'), 2nd May 2017)
Sold for £3,200
typically minor knocks and dents to bonnet. valves appear in working order, fine overall condition
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A GOOD 12-BOLT COPPER & BRASS DIVING HELMET BY SIEBE GORMAN & CO. LTD
no. 19298 (matching including faceplate), with remnant tinning to bonnet and corselet, air inlet with spring valve, telephone port wired to internal bracket, adjustable exhaust with internal knock valve, the courselet in maker's plate signed as per title, full set of stamped and numbered brasses complete with wing nuts -- 19½in. (50cm.) high
Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hibernia'), 2nd May 2017