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Nation's Attic 2024 Diving Into History

Beautiful Miller 400 Bronze Diving Helmet

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Start price: $2,000

Estimated price: $4,000 - $6,000

Buyer's premium: 20%

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

One of the most famous commercial diving helmets ever produced is the Miller Diving model 400. Not only was the helmet a favorite among active divers now, in the 21st Century, but it is also a desirable collectible model. The Miller 400 features a solid cast bronze shell.

This example has been meticulously taken care of by a professional. As shown in the photos, the bronze body has been painted with a desert tan or brown paint, which looks nearly new. The helmet was refurbished by a Kirby Morgan Maintenance & Repair Technician in July 2019. All the soft components were replaced except for the oral-nasal. The face plate and side block were repaired and serviced by KMDSI. A factory new welding lens has also been installed.

The helmet will be accompanied by spare replacement parts shown in the last photo and a copy of the original Miller Diving manual. It would be very difficult to find a nicer example of this iconic helmet.

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.