Uniform [Cap (Officer's Dress Service RAF)]


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Navy blue wool Officer's cap with a flat top and a peak at the front. There is a band of black canvas around the base of the cap. On the left side of the cap is a black button (the button on the opposite side is missing as is the strip of black leather between them). At the front, is an RAF badge on a background of black wool. The badge consists of a red and gold embroidered crown, a gold pin of a bird (albatross or eagle) and 4 gold branches embroidered in a swag formation. The hat is lined on the inside with a blue-purple cotton in check pattern with a diamond in the centre. Around the brim is a strip of brown leather.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Textile/Wool
Processed Material/Textile/Canvas
Processed Material/Leather
Processed Material/Textile/Cotton
Signature/Marks and Type
TEDDY Etched
REAL ROAN LEATHER Embossed
TEDDY Hand-written
REAL ROAN LEATHER Impressed
Accession No
2004.147
Credit Line
Uniform [Cap (Officer's Dress Service RAF)], 2004.147. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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