Owned and worn by Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand for riding her Honda scooter.
Helmet: maroon red paint finish on exterior of helmet, silver metal clips on back and both sides for placement of goggles (clip at back has strap attached). Also at back is a sticker with 'S' emblem and the words 'GENUINE SPEEDWAY'. Leather straps for securing helmet, round metal buttons on strap. Maroon corduroy fabric inside- cotton/ canvas/ vinyl.
Driving gloves: Size large. Black synthetic outer, padded inner, quilted effect due to padding. Strap across wrist only reaching half circumference of top half. Yellow synthetic inserts on front facing side of both gloves in pointed arrow design and vertical strips up wrist part of gloves. Clip above wrist level on left hand glove which attaches to metal ring on right hand glove in same position. Synthetic lining - replica sheep skin.
Goggles: have grey plastic flexible structure, foam padding at back to protect the face, clear plastic lense, white elastic strap reaching from one side of goggles to other, silver metal buckles at both sides and two silver metal rivets at centre front for attaching lense.
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Scooter Helmet, 2006.329.1. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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