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A diving backpack from James Cameron's sci-fi adventure The Abyss. When a Navy submarine crashed underwater, oil drillers led by Virgil Brigman (Ed Harris) teamed with military personnel led by Lt. Coffey (Michael Biehn) to rescue survivors.
Designed by Western Space and Marine, these custom diving backpacks can be refilled while underwater, allowing the cast to be submerged longer. It features a yellow metal deep-sea diving shell with a pair of black tank holders, rubber hoses, electrical metal tubes and yellow and blue nylon straps. It exhibits signs of wear from age and use, including paint chipping and some rusting. Dimensions: 51 cm x 28 cm x 17.25 cm (20" x 22" x 28")
Contains electronic components; see notice in the Buyer's Guide.
Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 Ω
Item size - 20" x 11" x 28" (50.8cm x 27.94cm x 71.12cm)
This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.