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Nation's Attic 2024 Diving Into History

1979 US Navy Mark 12 Diving Helmet

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Start price: $250

Estimated price: $750 - $2,000

Buyer's premium: 20%

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

This is an authentic decommissioned US Navy Mark 12 diving helmet. The Mark 12 was the predecessor to the famed Mark V. Made by Morse Diving Equipment, this is a relatively early example from March 1979, serial #0183. The helmet has been part of a lot of adventures and was eventually made unusable by the USN by bending in neck ring. The helmet has not been cleaned up and is in as found condition. Please refer to the photos for additional condition specifics.

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. A shipping quote prior to the auction can be provided by emailing your postal code.