Underwater cutting torch. Airco
Vintage Diving Welding Cutting Torch Deep Sea Commercial Divere Helmet Airco.
This is 19" long and has a ton of character and charm. Dark patinated metal.
Not tested as a working antique.
Airco surface: scrapes, scratches, dirty, worn.
It is antique, and any imperfections that have occurred only add to the charm and uniqueness.
In the 1949, the french movie "L'Epave" shows the same chalumeau oxhydrique used in underwater hard hat diver scene (time 50:49).
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Picture from the film "L'épave" (1949)
I only buy pieces or change/sell the pieces published on my website with the tag "CHANGE - FOR SALE". If you have some things to offer or to change, we can speak about the price and in the case of change, we pay the price difference by cash. I’m a spanish collector of classic diving helmets, boots, knives, etc. Don't hesitance to contact us if you have some item to offer.