DESCO 59027 Diving Helmet
DESCO 50927 Shallow Water Diving Helmet
The DESCO 50927 Shallow Water Diving Helmet is the most basic design in our helmet line. It was produced for commercial use in the 1940's.The Shallow Water Helmet differs from other diving helmets in that the breastplate and top are permanently joined together. The helmet rests on the divers shoulders without being attached to a diving dress. The helmet is held in place by weight. Air is exhausted from the helmet by it escaping under the breastplate lip. It comes high polished and complete with front and back weights. If you're looking for superior protection for your next shallow water deep sea diving adventure, trust the DESCO 50927 Shallow Water Diving Helmet.
Weight approximately 73 lbs.
Shipping weight will be determined on a sale by sale basis.
The DESCO Shallow Water Helmet has the standard square 6 3/4"x 7" front window. The top shell and breastplate are riveted and soldered together. The window is polycarbonate. It comes with two kidney weights held on with Mark V Flanged Wingnuts. The helmet is also equipped with a Mark V Non-Return Valve. A cast handle is mounted on the top for carrying and to aid in donning. The nametag is the old cast "Diving Equipment & Salvage Co." tag soldered to the upper rear of the shell.