£1,000.00 (£1,200.00 inc vat)

A Cast iron style was cast in two parts.

Type one with its seam showing.  It has a large faceplate and the air inlet is located on the top, front.

It has the company name on the front , like all Sneads did. It reads Snead & Co Jersey City N J Patt Pending.

In 1933 this is how it was advertised,

This helmet operates with ordinary automobile or bicycle pump and has a sensitive check valve to prevent escape of air. It is made of corrosion resistant Duram iron and finished in enemal. Non breakable window. Effective at depths up to 18 feet. Every municipal and state police department, ship chandler, boat owner, swimming pool owner, boat club, shipyard, fisherman and life saving station should have one of these inexpensive diving helmets. Weight 65 pounds, buoyant weight in water 1,5 pounds

Dimensions. 55cm height inc handle 30 cm width

26kg weight.

 

1 in stock

SKU: Snead Helmet Category: