A white motorcycle helmet with a brim at the front. The helmet features a flap below the crown and has a white chin strap and buckle. It is lined with foam and flannel plaid. " The / Lifeguard / Roadster/ MANUFACTURED BY/ NOEL DALY/ NEW PLYMOUTH" is written on a label sewn on the centre of the webbing.
This helmet was given to Frances Grundy, by New Plymouth manufacturer Noel Daly in 1954 when she was working part time at his factory. It was worn by her husband. For more information see Daly Helmets: ' Doubly Sure and Strong ' in in Moffat, A. Flashback: Tales and Treasures of Taranaki. Wellington, Huia, 2012, pp.71-73. http://www.huia.co.nz/shop&item_id=3428
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