A very good early (1942) slouch hat as worn in the desert and Far East.
Felt wool hat is in very, very good moth free condition.
Latticed leather cap band is in good supple, dusty condition.
Side popper present and in good strong working order, but should be treated with respect.
Front with affixed K.O.Y.L.I. other ranks cap badge, being actually a collar badge.
interior with leather head band, being detached over two small area to the right & left sides. Head band with stamped clear maker details, date 1942, broad arrow and size 6 7/8.
Small cut above the cap/collar badge where a cap badge with slider has been fitted.
The current cap/collar badge has been in situ many years, leaving a shadow in the felt material.
No chin band,
An excellent untouched WW2 slouch hat.