Early Greek Sponge Divers Helmet--SOLD


An early 20th century 12 bolt diving helmet in well used condition. The hand hammered and brazed bonnet with four circular ports, air inlet , spring non-return valve, exhaust with knock valve, secures to diving dress with brass brailes and 12 wing nuts.

This helmet was used for many years in the Greek sponge diving industry. These greek sponge diving helmets were hand made and passed down in the families from father to son. Stand is not included.