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Fullface mask by Victor Berge (circa 1940`s)

Discussion in 'Vintage Equipment Diving' started by АлександрД, Nov 21, 2018.

  1. Akimbo

    Akimbo Lift to Freedom Volunteer Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

    OMG -- No thermal protection!


    Mare Island Naval Shipyard is in San Francisco Bay, +/- 50° F or 10° C.
  2. drbill

    drbill The Lorax for the Kelp Forest Scuba Legend

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: Santa Catalina Island, CA
    Sam, I'm not on the island but should be able to post a picture when I get back there
  3. АлександрД

    АлександрД Manta Ray

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Moscow, Russia
    - This is not Berge mask, it is very different and very rare mask - First Japanese diving mask (1918) "near-fullface" mask

    Also one very interesting notice...
    When I told about my experience with self made full face mask - I told about masks with cylindrical or spherical glases... modern mask, used it - is Aquasphere, some years before - it was Hydrooptics, but first mask, used spherical glasses to correct air/water refraction - was Victor Berge mask!

  4. Compressor

    Compressor ScubaBoard Supporter Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: NYS
    Another fabulous thread by real experts АлександрД, Sam Miller and Akimbo. Thank you.
    АлександрД likes this.

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