An early post-War Herbert Johnson race helmet, circa 1958,
Lot 101
An early post-War Herbert Johnson race helmet, circa 1958,
Sold for £812 (US$ 1,365) inc. premium
Auction Details
An early post-War Herbert Johnson race helmet, circa 1958,
Lot Details
An early post-War Herbert Johnson race helmet, circa 1958,
fibre-glass shell with three-piece webbing side and neck protection, original finish in dark British Racing Green with matching detachable peak and leather fitted celluloid visor (cracked), originally owned and worn by amateur driver Max Werner, driving Jaguar cars during the late 1950s and early 1960s, contained in part of original box, together with his leather racing fingerless gloves and a framed photograph of the driver in an E-Type at a speed event, some loss to paint on helmet and gloves worn and distressed.
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    Bonhams
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