Barry Sheene's Team Akai Yamaha race helmet, circa 1980,
Lot 104
Barry Sheene's Team Akai Yamaha race helmet, circa 1980,
Sold for £3,125 (US$ 5,103) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Barry Sheene helmet (gold wings)
Barry Sheene's Team Akai Yamaha race helmet, circa 1980,
believed to be a 'one-off' design by 'John The Paint' in black with 'gold wings' design, with trademark 'Duck' logo to front, AKAI branding to face-guard, and 'Barry Sheene' flame-burst script to rear with "John The Paint" hand-painted lettering underneath, ACU approved sticker to left side, and fitted with agv visor, with faded hand written dedication "To John + Terry with......BARRY" by Sheene to right side, offered together with a January 1980 press pack containing press releases relating to John Moffatt's work with Team Akai Texaco in sponsorship with Sheene and later works with Suzuki GP Team in 1986, publicity photographs of Sheene with the Akai Yamaha, a signed Mike Hailwood photograph, and other ephemera.
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