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An excellent early dated Australian made field used example of the British military issue khaki felt slouch hat with Regimental colours and badge.
Issued to personnel serving in the main in the far east but also the western desert in its latter stages.
Excellent moth free condition cap showing honest field use and wear.
Pugaree band in excellent damage free condition, with top ‘fold’ being Blue.
Complete with inner leather head band, with clear maker details ‘R.C. Henderson Ltd. Australia‘ date 1942, size 7 1/4 and faint WD broad arrow.
Chin strap is present and is in excellent supple serviceable condition.
Side flap with typical Australian ‘hook’ assembly in good working order. Side flap with tri colour regimental colour and affixed ’Queens’ Regt. cap badge.
As with Australian made caps of this type, the brim is edged in fabric unlike the plain British made equivalent.
A stunning untouched item.

This is a SOLD Item.
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