Steve McQueen's Le Mans diver and helmet go up for auction

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Steve McQueen's Le Mans diver and helmet goes up for auction

Without a doubt, the movie Le Mans It is one of the most vindicated by motorsport fans due to the great work it did Steve McQueen, who directed it and starred in it. That is why every time something related to this film goes to auction 1971, there are many who open their wallets regardless of the price they have to pay.

Next month, in Monaco, the house Sotheby's will finish off the diver and helmet that McQueen used to play Michael Delaney. These pieces had been raffled by the German magazine Bravo shortly after the film's release. The lucky winner was Mrs. Gaby schulz from Bielefeld, Germany.

As she did not know what to do with this particular award, Mrs. Schulz gave it to a neighbor, who used it for some time to ride a motorcycle. The diver and helmet remained largely intact in the attic of his home until recently.

Both Hinchman jacket As the pants are in perfect condition, although they have some small marks that were cleaned before putting them away after their last use. The Bell helmet it still wears its original strap and includes its 1968 Snell Foundation sticker. The set is completed with the underwear consisting of shorts and a T-shirt.

Who gives more???!!!

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