The combat swimmer’s suit

by on Jan.07, 2011, under General

Unique pieces from Ralf’s historic collection:
A complete combat swimmer’s suit (made by Belloni in 1944) worn by a german “Kampfschwimmer” frogmen in ww2, complete with face mask (twin-viewing-glass = the so called “model 49”), gloves, combat knife, flippers and other equipment.

The pendulum breathing apparatus, produced by I.A.C. in cooperation with Pirelli, is equipped with two oxygen tanks (stamped june 1944).

You can read more about the combat swimmer’s equipment in our first book “Vintage Panerai – Watches with History” in chapter III, page 167-201.

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