Uniform [Greatcoat]

Moss Brothers and Company Limited, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Moss Brothers and Company Limited, Manufacturer
Description
Grey woollen greatcoat with collar and lapel. There is a row of 4 brass buttons and 4 button holes down the left and right jacket flaps. There is also a brass button under each side of the collar as well as 2 buttons sewn to the underside of the collar. There are 2 side pockets, each with a cover flap. There are 2 detachable epaulettes - each has 2 stripes (black, white, black and black, blue, black) and a brass button. There is a leather strap on the underside which is fitted through 2 loops on the shoulders of the jacket to attach the epaulette. On each shoulder is a badge embroidered in white that reads: NEW ZEALAND. The cuff of each sleeve has 3 buttons and corresponding button holes. Each of the buttons has a crown on it flanked by the letters NZ, all above a bird in flight. There is a vertical running slit in the back of the coat running from the bottom to the waist. There is a grey wool belt attached at the back. It has a brass buckle. There is a blue lining inside the coat. On t
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Textile/Wool
Processed Material/Textile/Cotton
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Signature/Marks and Type
MOSS BROS & CO. LTD, COVENT GARDEN, LONDON W.C. Phone: Temple Bar 4477. Maker's Mark
A1882541, CDT Hand-written
Accession No
2003.790
Credit Line
Moss Brothers and Company Limited. Uniform [Greatcoat], 2003.790. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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