Late 1940s Chevrolet Turret Top Soap Box Derby Contestant Helmet Made of GI Helmet Liner
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Late 1940s Chevrolet Turret Top Soap Box Derby Contestant Helmet Made of GI Helmet Liner

Code: auta30011


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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WE ARE OUT OF THE OFFICE!!!... We are OUT OF THE OFFICE for the NEXT TEN 10 DAYS, From Monday 10/18/21 until Wednesday 10/27/21 09/24, WITH LITTLE OR NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES until our Return to THE OFFICE From our Travels to the Police Collectors National in St. Charles Missouri on Thursday October 28th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here on our site to add to your collection, BUT Please Note that we will be OUT OF THE OFFICE, from Monday 10/18/21 through Wednesday 10/27/21, and We will be UNABLE TO SHIP, until our return the Office on Thursday 10/28/21, at which time we will resume NORMAL SHIPPING CAPABILITIES. But, during our time away, we will be happy to accept any orders and get the ordered artifacts marked as SOLD right away.
Thank you, Ron & Kana


ARTIFACT: This is a cool late 1940s contestant helmet for the Chevrolet Turret Top Soap Box Derby, billed as "The Greatest Amateur Racing Event in the World". The helmet has a great, large decal on the front is made from the liner of a World War II GI helmet.

VINTAGE: Circa late 1940s.

SIZE: Height: approximately 6"; head opening: 9" by 8".

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Aluminum, leather, canvas, decal.

ATTACHMENT: Chin strap.

MARKINGS: Unreadable mark on canvas strap.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an automobile racing and manufacturing collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. KEZAR VEX13 LADEX9/13 SIJX11/14

CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): The helmet has some spots of light to moderate wear; some rusting to buckles.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.