Lot 1268

An OSS Rebreather Set

International Orders & Military Collectibles | A83m | Live auction | 577 Lots


B-Lung unit made by DESCO of Milwaukee, Jack Browne mask and dual breather hoses. One-piece collar covered with white canvas, with two metal oxygen canisters contained within. Manufacturer markings stamped to front panel. Includes white canvas dive weight belt with snap-fit flap cartridges to store weights. Used by the OSS (known as DESCO) close to shore on reconnaissance of Normandy beaches by the OSS UDT (underwater dive team) in 1944 and in many other underwater situations. Rare.

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General Information

The auction includes 580 lots and starts on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1001 - 1580. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.