Catalogs and Magazines

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#USD56 - Original 1956 U.S. Divers catalog measures 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches and was the last of this size. Includes classic items such as triple tanks, re-breathers, camera housings, spear guns, dry suits, two hose regulators and much more. In excellent condition. Price $225.00.

#PM536 - Popular Mechanics, May 1936. Cover photo shows deep sea diver salvaging treasure and includes 4-page article with photos by the famous diver and adventurer John D. Craig. This magazine is loaded with great articles and ads from Chevy, Oldsmobile, Kodak, Harley Davidson and many more. The cover is missing a 3" x 4" section in the upper right corner, otherwise good condition. Price $25.00.

#SI1162 - Sports Illustrated, November 5, 1962. Great cover and 6 page article about diving for gold in California. Cover has slight crease, otherwise very good condition. Price $18.00.

#MI751 - Mechanix Illustrated, July 1951. This is one of the earliest magazines with a scuba cover story.  Article is entitled, "How US Navy Shoots Underwater Photos" and it includes some really great shots.  Cover shows wear, with 1/2 inch chip in upper left corner.  Price $25.00.

#PM1052 - Popular Mechanics, October 1952. Cover photo shows early diver riding a "Sea Glider" and includes a 5 page article with lots of color photos.  Excellent copy with clean white pages and NO mailing label. Price $25.00.

#PS965 - Popular Science, September 1965. Cover story entitled "How Jon Lindbergh Works the Ocean Floor".  Also includes an article on the Chrysler Street 426 Hemi. Good condition. Price $14.00.

#MI354 - Mechanix Illustrated, March 1954. Early issue to show scuba. Cover story entitled "Explorer's One-Man Sub". Two-page article with good photos. Cover shows wear. Price $14.00.

#MI466 - Mechanix Illustrated, April 1966.  Cover story features an electric powered sub for under $150.00! Nine-page article with good photos and complete plans. Good condition. Price $14.00.

#MI962 - Mechanix Illustrated, September 1962. Cover story entitled, "Exploring Underwater in a Baby Sub". Eight-page article with good photos showing all the mini-subs and diver tow scooters available. Great reference. Cover loose. Price $14.00.

#PM762 - Popular Mechanics, September 1962. Cover story entitled "Scuba Search". Great 8-page article with many photos shows different ways of searching underwater with sonar, scooters, tow rigs, etc. Excellent condition. Price $15.00.

#AR1062 - Argosy, October 1962. Fantastic cover photo shows a "para frogman" ready to leap from a RC-54 to rescue a downed space capsule. Includes 6-page article with lots of photos. Cover has a small square missing in the lower right corner where the mailing label was, otherwise excellent condition. Price $12.00.

#PM774 - Popular Mechanics, July 1974. Article and photo show a motorized underwater scooter you can build. Seven-page article has photos and cut-away drawings. Excellent copy. Price $13.00.

#PM767 - Popular Mechanics, July 1967. Cover story entitled "Build PM's Exciting Underwater Aquaplane". Photos with basic plans. Also an article about dolphins trained for US Navy missions. Good condition. Price $13.00.

#TRU1063 - True - The Man's Magazine, October 1963. Great cover photo of Cousteau diver and article "The Living Sea" condensed from Jacque Cousteau's best-selling book. Article is 21 pages long with some great photos! Cover shows wear and some chipping along the edge, some inside pages slightly yellowed.  Price $15.00.

#AR1063 - Argosy, October 1963. Nice cover photo shows diver in an early Miller Dunn shallow water helmet. Three-page article is entitled, "Rogues' Gallery of the Deep". Nice condition. Price $25.00.

#PM768 - Popular Mechanics, September 1968. Cover story reads, "Sealab III, Home Sweet Home at 600 Feet! Great 7-page article with lots of photos and an incredible two-page cutaway of Sealab. Cover shows wear but otherwise good condition. Price $15.00.

#BL864 - Boy's Life, August 1964. Cover features boy snorkeling. Article inside deals with water safety. Creases and closed tear near address label on front cover. Otherwise good condition. Price $15.00.

Skin Diver Magazines, 1960 to 1978. I have most issues (100's in stock). Email with specific wants for prices and availability.  Price $4.00 to $25.00 each.