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Nautical Antique Specialty Auction

Tue, Jun 11, 2024 03:00PM EDT - Sun, Jun 30, 2024 08:00PM EDT
  2024-06-11 15:00:00 2024-06-30 20:00:00 America/New_York Antiques of the Sea Antiques of the Sea : Nautical Antique Specialty Auction https://auctions.antiquesofthesea.com/auctions/antiques-of-the-sea/nautical-antique-specialty-auction-16103
Antique Nautical Specialty Auction.
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Lot 6

Eastern European Dive Helmet (Cold War)

Estimate: $3,500 - $5,800
Starting Bid
$2,999

Bid Increments

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$100 $10
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$20,000 $2,500

Eastern European Dive Helmet from the Cold War era. this helmet was acquired in 1989 at the end of the Cold War along with some dive knives and inclinometers. the Soviet Union was falling apart and everyone needed money in the old Soviet Countries. This example has 3 Bolts and 3 Windows. It has the original patina and is nicely dented on top to show use (probably from dropping on deck during removal). it weighs 55lbs. Solid Brass 19x16x13.

Condition

Excellent used condition with dents and some dimpling from use

Overall Dimensions
Height: 20.00 in
Width: 18.00 in
Depth: 18.00 in
Weight: 65.00 lbs

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Bought in the late 1980's after the fall of the Berlin Wall.