Nation's Attic 2024 Diving Into History

Mike Carson 1970 Mark III Fiberglass Diving Helmet

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Start price: $500

Estimated price: $1,000 - $3,000

Buyer's premium: 20%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

This is a rare 1970 Mark III Mike Carson or Carson Dive Systems fiberglass diving helmet. This uniquely styled helmet features a bright orange gel coat painted shell. Weighting 25 pounds, a majority of the weight is incorporated into the top back section of the shell. The surface of the helmet features typical small surface scratches and only one small chip in the paint. All of the platted hardware is in very good condition. This is the first Carson Dive Systems Mark III we have ever handled, so do not pass up the opportunity to own this unique piece.


All diving helmets in this auction will be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Nations Attic. The certificate will have a unique number that will match the number on a tamperproof hologram decal placed inside the helmet. This information will be kept on permanent file at Nations Attic and help ensure the provenance of the helmet and authenticity.


All items will be shipped with a signature required upon delivery and full insurance either via FedEx or the USPS Priority Mail. Worldwide shipping is available; however, no ocean freight will be offered on large items. DHL Express is an option for international shipments under 600 pounds via air. Payment via bank wire for customers outside the USA is required. A shipping quote prior to the auction can be provided by emailing your postal code. International bidders are advised that some countries do not allow the importation of knives. Nations Attic is not responsible for shipping charges going or coming back if your countries customs denies delivery. Rejected items can be consigned into a future sale as there are no refunds.