Lot 139 (Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Anzac), 25th April 2012)
Sold for £850
Good overall condition
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 COPPER AND BRASS JAPANESE 12-BOLT DIVING HELMET
with removable faceplate, cross-banded oval side ports, right mounted spitcock valve, air inlet with non-return valve, screw-safety pin, and adjustable exhaust valve. The corselet with front weight pins, numbered four-section brass banding and Oriental maker's plate, the interior with knock release pin and air ducts to ports -- 17in. (43cm.)
Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Anzac), 25th April 2012