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Morse diving helmet Philadelphia police
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Rare, Morse diving helmet that was purchased in 1928 by the Philadelphia Police Department for their dive unit. With matching serial numbers 3280 which dates it to December 1928. Helmet is copper with protective tinning. Fitted with a removable faceplate and has spit cock valve, telephone port, adjustable exhaust valve, full set of brailes with wingnuts. Fitted internally with air ducts and chin buzzer. faintly visible engraving on top of bonnet reads Phila Harbor Police.
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Morse diving helmet Philadelphia police

Estimate $5,000 - $10,000
Apr 06, 2014
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Starting Price $3,500
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0500: Morse diving helmet Philadelphia police

Sold for $7,000
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Est. $5,000 - $10,000Starting Price $3,500
Two-Day Marine Sale: Day 2
Apr 06, 2014 11:00 AM EDT
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Rare, Morse diving helmet that was purchased in 1928 by the Philadelphia Police Department for their dive unit. With matching serial numbers 3280 which dates it to December 1928. Helmet is copper with protective tinning. Fitted with a removable faceplate and has spit cock valve, telephone port, adjustable exhaust valve, full set of brailes with wingnuts. Fitted internally with air ducts and chin buzzer. faintly visible engraving on top of bonnet reads Phila Harbor Police.

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