Vintage 1940's Morse Shallow Water Air Pump No. 15!Up for auction with NO reserve is a very nice original WWII era Morse diver air pump. This bronze pump is a No. 15, which was used by the US during the war for shallow water dives, typically 25-50 feet in depth.
This pump appears to be in excellent condition and moves quite easily. We have included a number of detailed photos above and below. If you have any questions please feel free to call or email.
Nations Attic is my (Don Creekmore) full time business in antique slot machines and antique diving helmets. Take your time viewing all of the photos and information below. If you have any questions feel free to email or call - .
Above and below are close-up photos of the four sides and handle. The pump has the standard Morse information. It also has the serial number 6136. It is possible Morse could research this number to see where it was originally delivered. As mentioned above, this very sturdy pump is in great condition and with proper testing could probably be used.
Below are a few photos of the handle. The original wood handle grips are in excellent condition. On the lower shaft it is marked with the numbers 40.
Overall this is a great piece of functional and displayable diving history. For shipping purposes we can remove the handle... read more