Uniform [Tunic (Battle Dress RNZAF)]


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Blue wool tunic with collar. 2 metal hooks and loops at collar to fasten it. 5 black buttons down the front of the right jacket flap and 5 corresponding button holes on a lining on the left jacket flap. On each shoulder is an epaulette adorned with a stripe (black/blue/black) and fastened with a black button. On each shoulder is a badge with 'New Zealand' embroidered on it. There is a pleated breast pocket on either side. Each pocket has a lined cover flap and black button to fasten it. Above the left breast pocket is a Navigator's badge. It is embroidered with the letter 'N' surrounded by a laurel wreath and a wing on the right side. At the waist is a strap on the left jacket flap that corresponds with a metal buckle and wool belt loop on the right flap. The sleeve cuffs are lined with denim and fastened with a black button. The tunic is pleated at the waist at the back. On the inside, the collar, button seams and waist are lined with denim. There is a second strip of denim at the wai
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Textile/Wool
Processed Material/Textile/Cotton/Denim
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
WAR SERVICES DRESS / BLOUSE Maker's Mark
Accession No
2003.821
Credit Line
Uniform [Tunic (Battle Dress RNZAF)], 2003.821. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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