Police Helmet; Mountcastle Co. Ltd; 1980s; MT1995.125

Name/Title

Police Helmet

About this object

Police Helmet; a New Zealand Police constable's helmet, issued as part of their uniform. This style was used between 1986 and 1995. This hat was issued to Constable Craig Sinclair, who was stationed in Mataura between 1990 and 2002 (ending as Sergeant), and had previously grown up in Mataura.

The Society has several articles relating to Craig Sinclair in their reference files.

Maker

Mountcastle Co. Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1980s

Place Made

Australia, Queensland, Brisbane

Place Notes

119 Melbourne Street

Medium and Materials

processed material, synthetic, plastic
processed material, metal
processed material, textile, felt
processed material, leather

Inscription and Marks

handwritten on the internal leather band: 'C SINCLAIR'
mounted on front of helmet, a NZ Police badge

Technique

manufactured

Measurements

h 200mm x w 210mm x d 285mm
medium

Subject and Association Keywords

clothing/fashion/costume/dress

Subject and Association Keywords

police

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

clothing

Object number

MT1995.125

Rights

All rights reserved

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