Maker and Role
Phelps and Company Limited, Manufacturer
Blue, wool trousers with 5 brown buttons down the front opening. There are 5 corresponding button holes on a hidden lining. On the waist, there are 2 securing buttons and button holes. On the waistband, there are 2 blue tabs and metal buckles, one at each side. The front of the pants are pleated and there is a side pocket on either side. On the inside, the waist has been reinforced with cotton lining and there are 6 brown buttons on the lining. The pockets are also made from cotton lining. The button seam and a strip of lining below the waistband are made from grey cotton material. The trousers are hemmed at the bottom and there is a crease running the length of each leg.
Signature/Marks and Type
36108, 30½. 10. Hand-written
phelps & Co. Ltd. / F/L. R. H. JENKINS. / No. 3740 6. 44. Label
Phelps and Company Limited. Uniform [Trousers No.1 RNZAF], 2003.813. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).