This Morse Shallow Water Dive Helmet and the pump were used by the Warwick, Rhode Island Fire Department to teach diving to the officers.
The tag and style on both pieces place the date of manufacture from the mid-1920's to the early 1940's when the Morse company name was changed. The helmet is numbered on the top of the faceplate 217 3785. The faceplate is glass.
The pump also bears the A.J. Morse & Sons Plaque and the serial #2294. Besides the wood handle the pump is all bronze.
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