Helmet, Motorcycle

Description
A brown leather motorcycle helmet with a chin strap and a flap to cover the rider's neck. "Velocette" is painted in gold lettering on the flap. The inside of the helmet is lined with wool. "HARD/ H & T/ WEAR" is stamped on the top on many of the brown domes on the helmet.
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Used by New Plymouth women Francis Grundy and her husband.
Accession number
PA2005.304
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Velocette Motorcycles would not have been the manufacturer of this helmet. The owner undoubtedly had a Velocette motorcycle and had the Velocette script put on or, possibly, it was bought through a Velocette dealer as a promotional item.

- Harold Kidd on 05-01-2014 23:21:23

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