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1938 Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) Marshal's armband

Date made: 1938

Description: Red & white A.C.U. (Auto Cycle Union) Marshal's armband from 1938 Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) races.

Many locals and visitors participate in the TT and other motor sport events as marshals, and it is fair to say that these events could not take place without their voluntary commitment of time. Technically, marshals are special constables, vested with authority from the police for the duration of the event.

Materials: textile/cotton

Object name: armband

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 2006-0267

Subject tags : #TT&MOTORSPORT


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