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Gary Dickinson motorcycle leathers

Date made: late 20th century

Maker: not known

Description: Set of black one piece racing leathers, with panel in back for stitching number. Worn by Gary Dickinson, the so-called 'Mighty Atom'.

Dickinson competed in the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) races between 1958 and 1970. His best result was third in the 1969 Ultra-lightweight race.

Also in this photograph:
2007-0190/2 Gary Dickinson motorcycle racing helmet
2020-0064 Honda CR93 racing motorcycle

Photographed in-situ in the TT Gallery at the Manx Museum.

Materials: cotton, leather, metal: copper alloy

Object name: leathers

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 2007-0190/1

Subject tags : #TT&MOTORSPORT


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