Ice hockey elbow guards

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Protective equipment/Guard/Elbow Guard
Date Used
1950-1960
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Object Detail


Brief Description
A pair of ice hockey elbow guards, used by Ben Acton between 1950-1960. Rectangular yellow coloured leather that has harder brown leather circular pads in the middle. Two elastic straps and a felt strap with metal clips are on reverse. A thick black hexagon pad that has a hole in the middle is on the inside. There is green piping around the edges. "ACTON" has been handwritten on the inside of both guards.
Measurements
1 - left guard: H: 257 W: 144 D: 25mm (H: 10 1/8 W: 5 11/16 D: 1")
2 - right guard: H: 257 W: 144 D: 25mm (H: 10 1/8 W: 5 11/16 D: 1")
Media/Materials
Associated Person
Date Used
1950-1960
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.4.15
Credit Line
Kindly donated by B M Acton

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