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

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.