Steve McQueen Hero Screen-Worn "Michael Delaney" Team Gulf Rain Jacket from Le Mans (Solar P...
DescriptionSteve McQueen Hero Screen-Worn "Michael Delaney" Team Gulf Rain Jacket from Le Mans (Solar Productions/Cinema Center Films, 1971). The original Glenoit & Lillja dark slate gray insulated rain jacket with gray trim featuring embroidered "Team Gulf Sweden" patch on the left chest and "Gulf" patch on the left shoulder. Much of Le Mans was shot in the rain and McQueen can be seen wearing this jacket both on screen and between takes on the set in numerous publicity photos. Obtained from the costume supervisor from the film who kept the jacket for the past 40 years and comes with a signed letter of authenticity from him attesting, "this Gulf rain jacket was worn by Steve McQueen in and while making the movie Le Mans." In December 2011, Profiles in History sold McQueen's original hero Gulf driving suit from Le Mans for an astounding $960,000. COA from Heritage Auctions.
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