Vintage Gear

Collection of Vintage Gear

 

Voit 24 Carat Trimmed Knife

Voit 24 carat trimmed knife with sheath. only a couple hundred made. this would be the early 60's.

Aqua Lung Aquamaster

Aqua Lung Aquamaster Round label. Introduced 1970-72 When they changed to this style, the labels were then a Decal.

Aqualung Jet Air Black

This is a Aqualung Jet Air Black in Color 1956 to 1957 These units were not popular because nobody at that time liked Fiberglassor composits.

AQUALUNG DY Jet Air

This is a AQUALUNG DY Jet Air It was first introduced in 1956.It was made of high impact fiberglass phenolic compound. There was no Label, all info was stamped in the case. And it was Brown In color.

Aqua lung Blue Label

The Aqua lung Blue Label With the plate riveted on. Was only produced 1953-1954 This was the first Of the American Distribution By Cousteau's cousin Rene' Bussoz. He operated out of Rene's Sporting Goods, at the World famous 1045 Broxton Ave. Los Angeles, California. These Broxton Regulator's are very rare.

Coastal School of Deep Sea Diving

The Coastal School of Deep Sea Diving, Al Mikalow was the Founder and Director and we have Skin Diver ads Back to 1956. This is a U.S. Divers Aqua Master with their sticker placed on the reg. It is a one of a kind. This reg and Poster were displayed in there entry way to the front office. Till their closure. The reg has never been in the water.

Healthways Scuba

Healthways" Scuba" was very economical which made it one of the popular regs of the early 60's. It is shown with the hope page valve, which kept the water out of your mouth. This was manufactured by Heathways.

Heathways Gold and White

This was the last production run on double hose regs for Healthways. It was noted for it's unique way of fastening to the tank. It was one of the easiest breathing Healthways because of the "Venturi Jet".

Heinke Merlin

The Heinke Merlin, 1965 has a Seibe Gorman Mouth piece, and Parts. Heinke was bought out by Seibe Gorman in 1965. This was one of the last Heinke's made. They were one of England's oldest Manufacturer's.

Sportsways Hydronaut

Sportsways Hydronaut was introduced in 1964 it cost $75.00

Aqua Lung "DA"-Navy Approved

Aqua Lung "DA"-Navy Approved-Two Hose introduced in 1957. The word" approved "was added to the plate this year.

Aqualung Jet-air

1961 to 1963 Aqualung Jet-air with a sticker on Black plastic only made for these years. Fellow diver said these were some of the easiest regs to take care of and Breath.

Sportsways Navy 11

Sportsways Navy 11 1963 First introduced, it cost $95.00

Sportsways Waterlung Hydronaut 2

The Waterlung Hydro 11 was first introduced 1964. By this time Owner Sam Lecocq had sold a large portion of Sportsways and is listed as a consulting Engineer.

Sportsways Waterlung Hydronaut 2, was introduced in 1969.

Sportsways Dual Air

Sportsways Dual Air 1963,These Double hose regs were the first to be introduced with stainless steel cases and parts. There were only several hundred made.

Waterlung Sportsways

Waterlung number 1382 1958 Sportsways first production run. This reg has been confirmed by Sam Lecocq the inventor as one of the First he made. The red hose, Stainless plate, and pipe threads are evident.

Sportsways Waterlung

This is a "Waterlung" first single hose production run 1958 regulator Number 498. Inventor Sam Lecocq Sportsways. Stainless steel plate, only reg with a Red Hose. It used tapered pipe threads for first and second stage. The tilt valve came from the self canceling urinal valve. Press it down it flushes for a moment then returns to neutral position. This reg has been confirmed by Sam as one of the first he made.

Sportsways Waterlung

Sportsways Waterlung 2nd production run 1958-59 Note the change in the hose now Black. But all stainless name Plate unit 2958.

Voit NAVY V66

The Voit NAVY V66 was Introduced in 1962. It was a 2 stage with the exception of the Bottom box and mouth piece. All Parts interchanged with the Aquamaster.

Voit 50 Fathom Chrome Case

The Voit 50 Fathom Chrome Case VCR 2 or later VCR 22, which dates it around 1961.

Blue 50 Fathom

This is the Blue 50 Fathom or known as the V-55 introduced 1962. The case is molded of ABS cycolac (Plastic) and is known for the Bright blue color. And the Grey hoses and Mouth piece.

Sportsways Side mount Air Checker

Sportsways Side mount Air Checker, 1959. Sam was always coming up with new unique different inventions.

Seibe Gorman Diving Torch

Seibe Gorman Diving Torch. Made in England Perfect Condition and works. Seibe Gorman went out of Business in 1999.

Seibe Gorman Essgee

The Seibe Gorman Essgee made around 1962. Seibe Gorman went out of Business in 1999. They were very big in the Commercial Diving business with Helmets and Equipment. There Equipment was known for Quality. Check out all the piping on the fittings and hoses. All Made in England.

Super Sea Lion

Super Sea Lion made in England early 60's, They were produced by Submarine Products LTD. I'm looking for the Hoses and Mouth Piece.

Aqua Lung Royal Aqua Master

Aqua Lung Royal Master 1970 - 1973 Popular because you could use Higher pressure.

Aqua Lung Royal Aqua Master

Aqua Lung Royal Aqua Master in the box. 1971-1972 The Aqua Master was dropped in 72 . thus the only Double hose produced was the Royal Aqua Master after 1972 by US Diver's.

Spiro Sub Mistral

Spiro Sub Mistral made in Italy, By permission from Spirotechniques of France. The plate was yellow and Red. Early 60's.

 

Popular Science Magazine

Popular Science July 1955 How to enjoy Skin Diving. Always wear your Face plate to keep the spray from hitting you. Would that be a Mask?

Popular Science July 1953, Did you know you can stay under water almost an hour? Build your own. Take two surplus CO2 Bottles, OK well $40.00 is all it will cost.

 

Northhill Regulator

The Northhill regulator was first produced in 1954 for the U.S. Navy. One year Later 1955 they made it available to the public. This was The second Double Hose to be produced in the U.S. This particular Reg has serial number of 8-4318 the 8 means it was mfg in 1958. Zale Parry Movie star and stunt Women and her Husband Parry Bivens were contracted through there company Scientific Underwater Research Ent. to do extensive research. Most famous was the 209 foot deep dive in 1955 for the first women, landing Zale on the cover of May's sports Illustrated. And that picture is with a Northhill.

Sportsways Navy 111

Sportsways Navy 111 still in the box and never used. 1969

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