Maker and Role
Hector Powe, Manufacturer
Blue wool trousers with 4 buttons at the opening and 4 button holes on wool lining. At the waistband, there are 2 brown buttons at the back and 2 brown buttons on either side at the front. There is a strap with a button and metal hook on it that correspond with button holes and metal loop on the waist. The pants are pleated at the front with a side pocket on either side. At the back, on the right side, is a pocket with cover flap and a brown button. Inside, the waistline and pockets are lined with cream-coloured cotton and the button seam and strap are lined with grey cotton. Trousers are hemmed at the bottom, and on the hem, at the back of each leg, is a thin leather strip.
Signature/Marks and Type
HECTOR POWE / REGENT ST, LONDON.W.I / M Maker's Mark
Hector Powe. Uniform - Trousers No.1 (RNZAF), 2003.841. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).