Polo Helmet worn by Allan Scherer while a member on the Glenlivet Scotch Polo Team

Description (Brief):

White polo helmet with foam padding on the interior and chin strap. This was worn by the donor, Allan Scherer, while a member of the Glenlivet Scotch Polo team in the mid 1980s. Scherer was considered one of the best college polo players in the country when he attended Stanford University. He also won many tournaments all over the world, including some in France, Pakistan, and South Africa.

Date Made: 1980s

User: Scherer, Allan D.

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: United States: Florida

Web Subject: SportsName Of Sport: PoloLevel Of Sport: Professional


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Credit Line: Allan D. Scherer

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0170.01Accession Number: 1985.0170Catalog Number: 1985.0170.01

Object Name: helmet, polo

Physical Description: nylon (overall material)cotton (overall material)plastic (overall material)rubber (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 in x 10 1/2 in x 9 in; 15.24 cm x 26.67 cm x 22.86 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-dcfc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_681350

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