Developed by Sir Malcolm Campbell in the 1960’s and used by a diverse cross section of trades including racing drivers and miners, this is a Campbell Industries Texolex Safety Helmet.
Major Sir Malcolm Campbell was a British racing motorist and motoring journalist. He gained the world speed record on land and on water at various times during the 1920s and 1930s using vehicles called Blue Bird, including a 1921 Grand Prix Sunbeam. His son, Donald Campbell, carried on the family tradition by holding both land speed and water speed records.
This helmet is in NOS condition, size 7 1/4 (59) it can be described as barely worn, the headlining is fresh, with very little wear to the leather band, and the labels are clear. The exterior is near fine, with no major flaws and carries all the correct markings of a genuine Texolex.