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Racing Drivers Crash Helmet Ensemble c.1950s

Lot Number: 179

Racing Drivers Crash Helmet Ensemble c.1950s

An original early post-war crash-helmet by Herbert Johnson of Bond Street London, formerly used by racing driver Tom Blackburn when works driver for the Triumph Motor Company in racing and rally events during 1952-1955.

  • Sold for: £576

LIVE AUCTION: This lot was auctioned on Saturday 25th February, 2023 at 10.00am GMT at Stoneleigh Park, Stoneleigh Rd, Coventry, CV8 2LG

SUMMARY

An original early post-war crash-helmet by Herbert Johnson of Bond Street London, formerly used by racing driver Tom Blackburn when works driver for the Triumph Motor Company in racing and rally events during 1952-1955.

DESCRIPTION

Together with goggles, driving-gloves, helmet-vizor etc, and with an original Spa 24 Hours Race competitor's car badge c1950s and Le Mans competitor's car badge; all contained in his original Herbert Johnson address-labelled box. All show age-wear commensurate with usage.

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For further information regarding this lot please contact Nigel.

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