NZ Army great coat; Unknown; Unknown; CR2018.047.4
NZ Army great coatAbout this object
NZ Army great coat. Khaki woollen material with embossed brass buttons: 'NEW ZEALAND FORCES and four stars.' Also plastic buttons on lining. "New Zealand" is designated on each shoulder. Printed on white label lower right side is the description - 'GREATCOAT DISMOUNTED. 1940 PATTERN. Size ... Height... Breast... T. H. ELMES MONTH... YEAR 1942'. Stamped on inside of right main pocket: NZD APL 1942 N'. Handwritten on the inside back neck is "F Rule, Medical School, Dunedin". Whether this is the original owner of the great coat is uncertain.
1900's - 1950Place Made
"NEW ZEALAND FORCES and four stars" ''GREATCOAT DISMOUNTED. 1940 PATTERN. Size ... Height... Breast... T. H. ELMES MONTH... YEAR 1942". "NZD APL 1942 N". Handwritten on the inside back neck is "F Rule, Medical School, Dunedin."Measurements
L 1215mm x W 530mm (at shoulders)Subject and Association Keywords
RSA Collection on long term loanCredit Line
From the collection of the Cromwell MuseumObject Type