Details about Rare "Spirelmo" Smoke Helmet c Early 1900 s ~ SIEBE GORMAN & CO Ltd LondonSee original listing
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|Seller notes:||“SIEBE GORMAN & CO Ltd London ~Rare "Spirelmo" Smoke Helmet c Early 1900 s & Brass Instruction plate ~ Very Good condition, no major damage, the covering to the windows shows wear and light damage, leather surface colouring is dry/flaking in places, 1 strap leather loop is split in two(Please see photograph), there is a small Tear/split in the leather to the front and back of the neck guard(Please see photographs)~ Surface wear /marks over all surface, consistent with light usage and wear.The top of helmet has 2 small holes(Please see photograph)~ All metal fittings show signs of wear/tarnishing etc consistent with age and light usage. ~ Please study all photographs( additional photographs available on request) as these are a clear indication to condition, look and appeal.”|
& Brass Instruction Plate
SIEBE GORMAN & CO Ltd London S.E 1
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Invented by Agnos Spiro c. 1890
Black leather and metal helmet with 2 opening mica windows with a soft leather neck guard that drops below the helmet with 2 leather draw strings to tighten around the wearers neck and shoulders. Two air tubes enter the face mask on either side of the helmet.
The helmet would be attached to an extension pipe connected to a Siebe Gorman Bellow Air Pump operated by foot. Using a system of tugs and pulls they would communicate how much air to pump to them. 1 tug meant more air, 2 tugs less air and 3 tugs help me out, the brass instruction plate that accompanies the mask attaches to the chain.
Inscription on the Forehead name plate reads; "Everything for safety everywhere, Siebe Gorman & Co Ltd, London S.E.1, Manufacturers of Mine and Industrial Safety Appliances.
Condition description:Good ~ please read detailed condition report and study all photographs as these are an accurate indication of the look, appeal and condition.
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