Nation's Attic 2024 Diving Into History

The Skin Divers Magazine Issue #1 December 1951

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The crown jewel of any library of scuba diving history of The Skin Diver issue number 1. Published in December 1951, this marked the start of a magazine that would report on the sport and industry throughout the rest of the 20th Century. The first decade of the publication represents the golden era of the spot and offers incredible insight into the people, places, and equipment in use. This issue #1 features 15 black and white pages full of photos and ads. The cover has chips on the right edge. The lower right corner has been taped and replaced. On the back is a full page Voit ad with the upper left corner missing. All the pages are intact and still affixed. The top left edge of the cover is separated from the spin two inches down. The interior pages are free of any writing or missing sections.

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