Metal Diving Suit Developed (Aug, 1938)

Isn’t this from Innerspace?

Metal Diving Suit Developed
FITTED with ball bearing knuckle joints, which provide mobility for the wearer, a new all-metal diving suit is said to enable a diver to descend to a depth of 1,200 feet. The suit eliminates the need for air lines, having a specially designed built-in air tank. Hand-operated grappling irons are a feature of the suit.

3 comments
  1. Stannous says: June 28, 20072:50 pm

    Sure looks a LOT like this recent one:
    http://www.mediacen.nav…

  2. jayessell says: June 28, 20073:19 pm

    More like this: http://www.imdb.com/tit…

    Or this:(Skip down to “Jim” diving suit.)
    http://www.panos.gr/mkk…

  3. [...] distributing lawn santas to neighborhood children, and I think I was wearing one of those big metal diving suits with the air hose out the top.  Jeff was sitting at the kitchen table and when I clanked up behind [...]

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