Helmet worn by Andy Granatelli during the Indianapolis 500, 1948

Description (Brief):

Helmet worn by Andy Granatelli during the Indianapolis 500 of 1948.

Date Made: 1948

User: Granatelli, Vincent J.Maker: Cromwell Hats

Location: Currently not on view

Name Of Sport: auto racingLevel Of Sport: Professional

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Credit Line: Gift of Vince Granatelli

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0092.02Accession Number: 2017.0092Catalog Number: 2017.0092.02

Object Name: auto racing helmet

Physical Description: fiberglass (overall material)leather (overall material)cotton (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 in x 8 1/2 in x 12 in; 15.24 cm x 21.59 cm x 30.48 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-5722-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1841818

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