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Breathing Appliances Co (Australia)

Logo from the 50's

Breathing Appliances Co of Melbourne in Australia, was founded by Ted Eldred, who produced the first double stage / single hose regulator (as used today) called the Porpoise. Ted Elfred has never patented his invention.

The first patent for a single hose being for the Cristal of Jean Bronnec et Raymond Gautier in june 1955.

The first porpoise went in Production in February 1952.

Related Book(s)

A complete section on the Porpoise

Porpoise CA 2

2nd version of the Porpoise


Picture from a catalog

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Porpoise CA1

First commercialized version of the Porpoise the CA1.


CA1

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Porpoise prototype

Picture of the first prototype of the porpoise.


©copyrights for this object are held by Tony Eldred