Uniform Jacket [Western Springs Tramways]

Western Springs Tramway, Commissioned by;  Hugh Wright Limited, Manufacturer; 

Circa 1970s
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Maker and Role
Western Springs Tramway, Commissioned by
Hugh Wright Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1970s
Circa 1980s
Description
Jacket, single-breasted, black, wool/polyester with four patch pockets with flaps and buttons. There are 4 silver buttons down the front. Smaller buttons are all tramways buttons. On the left lapel is a metal insignia with the words 'Steaming Nit' and on the right lapel is 'II'. Below the 'II' is a plastic badge with the words 'TRAMWAYS JEEP', and on the left is a cloth bar with green background and 2 vertical parallel cream stripes.
!989 bus timetable found in inside right pocket.
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic/Polyester
Processed Material/Textile/Wool
Signature/Marks and Type
Anthony Squires/ INTERNATIONAL/ MADE IN N.Z. Maker's Mark
SIZE 44/ JOB No. 725/ MADE IN NEW ZEALAND Maker's Mark
Accession No
F2544.2005
Credit Line
Western Springs Tramway et al. Circa 1970s
Circa 1980s. Uniform Jacket [Western Springs Tramways], F2544.2005. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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This jacket was worn by Tony Halling, who was known as “Jeep” after a character in a 1940’s cartoon. He was a MOTAT Western Springs Tramway volunteer and ran his Jeweller, Badge Maker and engraving business at MOTAT’s former Victorian Shop. The business was “Halling & Son”. Tony was the soon. The lapel badge is “Steaming Nit”. It was a joke badge he made. The military service reflects Tony’s time with the RNZAF.

- David Cawood

Posted on 13-08-2019 21:53:33