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Commeinhes (France)

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Georges Commeinhes has invented and manufactured several diving apparatus in the 40s.

In July 1943 in the area of Marseille he has tested his apparatus at a depth of 58 meters during 2 minutes.

Commeinhes is now an entity of BACOU-DALLOZ group and is still manufacturing breathing equipment.

Web site of 'Commeinhes' : http://www.bacou-dalloz.com/fr/indexproducts.asp?where=bacou&token=../products/bacoufilesite/fr-4153a-txt.htm

GC 42

Extremely rare apparatus from Georges Commeinhes. It is the first modified version of the RC apparatus which can be used underwater.

This type of apparatus was used and commercialized before the Aqualung.


GC 42 in great shape for its age.

©copyrights for this object are held by David Dekker http://www.divinghelmet.nl

GC 56

This breathing apparatus made by Georges Commeinhes in 1956, can be used by the fire brigade for penetration in a hostile environment as well as underwater.


GC 56 with it original metal box

MC 39

If you have some info about this MC 39, don't hesitate to contact us.


MC 39; What does "M" stand for ?

©copyrights for this object are held by David Dekker http://www.divinghelmet.nl

RC 35

Rare Commeinhes apparatus from the 40s which was primarily used by the fire brigade and the miners.


Complet RC 35 with its mask.

©copyrights for this object are held by David Dekker


It is missing its mask

©copyrights for this object are held by Gilbert Jean http://www.pieds-lourds.com