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


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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.