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Helmet worn by Andy Granatelli during the Indianapolis 500, 1948

Helmet worn by Andy Granatelli during the Indianapolis 500, 1948

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Description (Brief)
Helmet worn by Andy Granatelli during the Indianapolis 500 of 1948.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
auto racing helmet
date made
1948
user
Granatelli, Vincent J.
maker
Cromwell Hats
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
ID Number
2017.0092.02
accession number
2017.0092
catalog number
2017.0092.02
Credit Line
Gift of Vince Granatelli
subject
auto racing
Professional
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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