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Lot 120 (Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), 30th April 2019)

A SIX-BOLT ADMIRALTY PATTERN DIVING HELMET BY SIEBE GORMAN & CO. LTD, NO. 12894 (MATCHING), CIRCA 1935

Sold for £2,800


Condition report

Spit cock valve handle loose (ie. will come out), maker's plate very polished and 'Ltd' no longer visible, bonnet heavily dented over crown.

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

 

A SIX-BOLT ADMIRALTY PATTERN DIVING HELMET BY SIEBE GORMAN & CO. LTD, NO. 12894 (MATCHING), CIRCA 1935

the bonnet constructed in spun brass with counter-numbered faceplate, spit-cock, weight hooks, air inlet with spring non-return valve, telephone port with blanking nut, adjustable exhaust valve and hinged safety pin, the corselet with maker's plate signed as per title with front and back weight studs and full set of brasses stamped as appropriate with weight bolts, the interior complete with air ducting, microphone and part chin buzzer -- 19in. (48cm.) high

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), 30th April 2019

Pictures and Naval - 1-61

Sailor Art - 65-97

Shipwreck and East India Co. - 100-125

Collectables inc. Rowing, Liner and Fittings - 128-167

Instruments 170-249

Ship Models - 250-287

 

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