Helmet [Motorcycle]; Puch Werke AG (Austria, estab. 1889, closed 1943); Circa 19...


Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)


Helmet [Motorcycle]

About this object

Helmet (worn whilst riding the Puch) - white crash helmet made of fibreglass with a short, white, plastic sun-visor in the front. Inner lining of cork covered by felt and canvas criss-cross supports. Leather flaps with press-button studs complete the ensemble, and a 3-stud flap in front loops around a metal buckle and clicks into place holding the helmet firmly on the wearer's head.


Puch Werke AG (Austria, estab. 1889, closed 1943)

Maker Role


Date Made

Circa 1950s

Place Made



H 260 L 190 W 250mm (H 10 1/4 L 7 1/2 W 9 13/16")

Subject and Association Keywords



Road Transport

Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Helmet/Headwear/Clothing/03 Personal Artifacts/Nomenclature

Object number


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