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Centurion Motorcycle Crash Helmet

£ POA

Reference
27735
Height
14 cm (5 1/2")
Width
20 cm (7 3/4")
Depth
23.5 cm (9 1/4")
Vintage Velocette Motorcycle Crash Helmet.
A 'Centurion' pudding basin style motorcycle helmet, The Patent Pulp model. The helmet is painted black with a Velocette transfer to front. This helmet fitted with a leather headband and webbing straps keeping a space between the head and outer case of the helmet. Leather neck and ear flaps are also fitted as is a leather chin strap with buckle. The leather head band embossed 'the Centurion, Patent Pulp, Thetford, MFG. Co Ltd. Norfolk' with a British kite mark (BS 2001/56). The last image is of an old 'Centurion' advert.

Size stated as 7 / 57.

A very good helmet in excellent condition, approximately 54 cm internal circumference.

Display block not included but available to purchase.

Motorcycle helmets moved from two layers of pulp to Fibreglass in the 1950's.
Height
14 cm (5 1/2")
Width
20 cm (7 3/4")
Depth
23.5 cm (9 1/4")
Condition
Used and consistent with age.
Year
Circa late 1940's
Period
1900-1949
Medium
pulp
Country
United Kingdom