Uniform cap [Forage caps owned by Flight Lieutenant William Raeburn Green]

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World War II time uniform: one of two caps of forage style. Grey/blue wool: narrow hat, worn on right side of head. There are 2 brass buttons on front of cap- correct cap positioning should have buttons in line with right eye. On left side at front is gold coloured metal badge: small metal crown above eagle in flight. Cap has flaps on each side- face upwards with a clip to keep in place. Flaps can be let down to cover ears. Date printed on lining: 1943. Also logo of manufacturer R.Z. BL??MFIELD LTR LONDON. In middle of logo is printed '7' - size. Printed around logo are 'N' , 'W' , and '7'. Badge attached by screws- only 2 present on badge, one missing. Headband inside made of khaki velvet, lining is khaki polyester.
Processed Material/Textile/Wool
Processed Material/Synthetic
Processed Material/Textile/Velvet
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
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1943 Ink Stamp
R.Z. BL??MFIELD LTR / LONDON / 7 Maker's Mark
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1943. Uniform cap [Forage caps owned by Flight Lieutenant William Raeburn Green], 2006.307.1. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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