Frank Arthur collection




The Frank Arthur Collection consists of one sterling silver helmet trophy and one golden gauntlet trophy, both were won in the British speedway season of 1927-28.

Frank Arthur's international racing debut in England in 1927 saw him winning many trophies. From the following year Arthur started promoting other riders. His company Empire Speedways Pty Ltd quickly became one of the most successful in Australia. Arthur's involvement in speedway lasted over forty years and gave him the nickname 'Mr Speedway'.

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Physical access to the collection by appointment only

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