Nation's Attic 2024 Diving Into History

1966 Kirby Morgan SemiLight KMSLHX-8 Diving Helmet

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Start price: $250

Estimated price: $500 - $1,000

Buyer's premium: 20%

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

This is a vintage circa 1966 Kirby Morgan SemiLight KMSLHX-8 fiberglass helmet. This example has been taken apart for restoration, but was work was never undertaken. The original dark orange painted fiberglass shell is still in fine condition. All the major components present are shown in the first photo. Few of these examples still existence. A great video on the history of this helmet is available on Kirby Morgan’s website. Please refer to the photos for additional information.


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.