NZ Army great coat; Unknown; Unknown; CR2018.047.4

Name/Title

NZ Army great coat

About 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.


Maker

Unknown

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

Unknown

Period

1900's - 1950

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

Wool
Brass
Plastic

Inscription and Marks

"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

Uniforms

Subject and Association Keywords

Clothing & accessories

Subject and Association Keywords

World War II

Subject and Association Keywords

Textiles

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Named Collection

RSA Collection on long term loan

Credit Line

From the collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Military uniform

Object number

CR2018.047.4

Copyright Licence  

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