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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Mark V - Morse - SOLD

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

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Miller Dunn #1 - SOLD

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

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Mark V - DESCO - SOLD

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

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Mark V - Schrader - SOLD

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

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Mark II - Schrader - SOLD

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

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Mark V Helium- Morse - SOLD

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

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A.J. Morse Commercial - SOLD

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

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US Navy Mark III - SOLD

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

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Ratcliffe Abalone - SOLD

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

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Heinke / Siebe Gorman - SOLD

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

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Galeazzi - HDS #9 - SOLD

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.

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John Date - SOLD

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

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Miller Dunn #2 - SOLD

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

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Mark V - Schrader - SOLD

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

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Miller Dunn #3 - SOLD

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

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Swindell 2000 - SOLD

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

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Savoie - Serial #2 - SOLD

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

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Swindell 3000 - SOLD

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

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

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

Homemade Hot Water Heater Shallow Water - SOLD

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

DESCO US Navy Mark V - SOLD

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

Mark V - Schrader
#81 - 1917!

SOLD

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

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

Mark V - DESCO - SOLD

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

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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