DIVING HELMETS SOLD ARCHIVE

As the largest antique diving helmet dealer in the United States we handle a wide variety of old and unusual diving helmets. This page is a sample or partial archive of the helmets we have sold in the last few years. While all of these helmets have been sold, if there is a style or model you would like for your collection, let us know!
helmets@nationsattic.com / Call or Text 316-371-1828

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Wonderful all original and complete example - new old stock condition!

Mark V - Morse - SOLD

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This is the very first model of shallow water helmet Miller Dunn would make. Great original 1st year example!

Miller Dunn #1 - SOLD

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Excellent original with a majority of tinning remaining. Has a US Navy inspection stamp on ID plate - very nice!

Mark V - DESCO - SOLD

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Serial #400 on ID plate! Great looking helmet, some modifications, bonnet is Morse.

Mark V - Schrader - SOLD

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Very rare Schrader 5 bolt style helmet in amazing condition. Fits criteria of US Navy Mark II helmet - impressive piece.

Mark II - Schrader - SOLD

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Visually impressive, historically important, amazing condition. US Navy history with this mixed gas Mark V!

Mark V Helium- Morse - SOLD

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Classic Morse helmet that was used on the Ohio River during the Great Depression. Fantastic patina and appearance!

A.J. Morse Commercial - SOLD

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Historically interesting helmet made by A.J. Morse then modified by Schrader - US Navy Mark III helmet!

US Navy Mark III - SOLD

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Before Bob Ratcliffe was making his famed "Rat Hats" he was converting helmets like this in the 1950's

Ratcliffe Abalone - SOLD

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Great looking helmet, Heinke bonnet with Siebe Gorman Admiralty pattern breastplate. Wonderful even patina. 

Heinke / Siebe Gorman - SOLD

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Made for the 20th Anniversary of the Historical Diving Society USA. This is #9 of only 20 made. The last run of helmets this iconic company would make.

Galeazzi - HDS #9 - SOLD

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The only helmet maker in Canada - this example from the 19th Century is one of the finest examples you will ever see!

John Date - SOLD

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Fantastic original example from the first year or production. Complete with all hardware and lead weights!

Miller Dunn #2 - SOLD

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A classic US Navy Mark V made during WWII. US Navy inspection stamp present - great one to restore or keep as is!

Mark V - Schrader - SOLD

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This is the classic WWII model with rare ID plate. Wonderful polished example.

Miller Dunn #3 - SOLD

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Rarely seen with factory ordered breastplate! Very nice original with lots of extras.

Swindell 2000 - SOLD

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Just the 2nd stainless steel Savoie helmet to be made! Comes with wonderful history.

Savoie - Serial #2 - SOLD

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Nice original gas hat model that is seldom seen. Comes with extras and original manual.

Swindell 3000 - SOLD

Great original finish on this helmet. Stamped on bonnet neck ring company information.

A. Schrader's Son 3 Light 12 Bolt - SOLD

Classic example of a "hot water heater" homemade shallow water diving helmet! 

Homemade Hot Water Heater Shallow Water - SOLD

Serial #'s matching examples with US Navy inspection stamp on ID plate.

DESCO US Navy Mark V - SOLD

One of the earliest Mark V's we have ever handled! This is only the 81st one ever made by Schrader!

Mark V - Schrader
#81 - 1917!

SOLD

Seldom seen style of helmet made in Chile - these have a unique style of construction.

Excellent original with a majority of tinning remaining. Has a US Navy inspection stamp on ID plate - very nice!

Mark V - DESCO - SOLD

Click on the auction ad to the right to view the results from our September 14th, 2019 auction.

If you are interested in consigning your antique diving helmet or related memorabilia to one of our future auctions, contact us at helmets@nationsattic.com or call 316-371-1828

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