Object Title

Safety helmet

Safety helmet

Date

1980-1990

Object Number

IV.1646

Provenance

Helmet believed to be worn by first French Channel tunnel worker to break through and meet English worker, whereupon, the workers exchanged helmets. Presented to Royal Armouries by Transmanche Link on 21 January, 1992.

Physical Description

White plastic with an orange medial ridge.

Inscriptions and Marks

Central circular sticker reads: 'TML' and 'T2'. Rectangular sticker below reads: 'A.DEHEELE'.

Associations

Places France