Tram Conductors Jacket [ATB]

Auckland Transport Board, Commissioned by

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Maker and Role
Auckland Transport Board, Commissioned by
Motorman's tunic or jacket with a 'closed collar' style neckline. Auckland Transport Board (ATB) blue serge 1919-29 or earlier. Has leather-faced cuffs and pockets. The uniform has trousers (see 2010.483.2) which have a red pinstripe down the side. The uniform is made from winter weight fabric.
Processed Material/Textile/Wool/Sheep Wool
Processed Material/Leather
Signature/Marks and Type
ATB Embossed
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Auckland Transport Board. Tram Conductors Jacket [ATB], 2010.483.1. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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Thank you for this information David.

- MOTAT Curatorial Research

Posted on 09-02-2021 22:52:54

Hi there team, If fitted with ATB buttons, this mandarin collared uniform tunic would be post 1928 when the Auckland Transport Board was formed. They were used until approx 1948 when replaced with battle dress style open collar tunics, so most likely mid 1940s.

- David Cawood

Posted on 09-02-2021 20:05:14