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Nation's Attic
2023 Diving Into History Auction
Saturday, December 9th


The auction is now online available for preview and pre-bidding!

This year we have the auction listed on multiple sites, allowing you to choose which you prefer. New this year, you can bid directly on Nation's Attic website by clicking our logo below. 












Over the years we have had the auction available on third party sites such as LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable, and BidSquare. Each one of those bidding options is still available. The terms and conditions are the same for each site. If you are new to our auctions, we recommend choosing the Nation's Attic banner above and bidding directly through our site.


Nations Attic Diving Into History auction 2023 features an amazing array of authentic diving helmets from the 1800s into the 21st Century. Antique copper and brass helmets made by AJ Morse, Schrader, John Date, DESCO, Miller Dunn, Morse Diving Equipment, TOA, KIM, and more are included.


A very nice selection of early fiberglass diving helmets from the 1960s into the 1980s is also up for bids. Helmets made by General Aquadyne, Miller, Piel, Comex, Kirby Morgan, Swindell, and Joe Savoie are all selling. Other areas of historic diving equipment include early SCUBA equipment, nautical antiques, rare books, antique diving equipment such as parts, tools, lights, boots, dive suits, radios, ephemera, collectible memorabilia, and diving knives. The auction is rounded out with a collection of US Navy Mark 12 equipment from the 1970s and 1980s.


There are over 240 lots of authentic diving history all selling at no reserve!

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