Constructed of khaki wool, the cap features a single piece crown and four piece body stitched to the main band. The band is flanked by two period “Canada” brass buttons that hold a thin doubled over supple leather chinstrap in excellent condition. Though the cap badge is missing, remains of patina suggest a rounded badge with kings crown. Inside the cap, the green coloured cardboard duck bill shows considerable wear and use. The leather headband remains supple though has come away from the main band in spots. In the centre of the cap remains a label for the Muir Cap company in Toronto covered by a waffled waterproof sheet. Furthermore, the cap retains it’s original stiffener in the crown.
Early World War Two Canadian Officer Peak Visor Cap Private Purchase
Though the cap badge is missing, remains of patina suggest a rounded badge with kings crown.
Constructed of hardened brown leather, a regimental sporran with accompanying belt. The sporran is assembled from multi-piece leather by running stitches, and rivets. Firmly stamped into the flap, the number 42 suggests issue to the 42nd Battalion CEF (Royal Highlanders of Canada).
Constructed of non-magnetic meganese and a steel rim, this second pattern Mk. I retains the majority of exterior finish. Inside, the liner remains largely intact though the chinstrap has been lost to time. Though the leather is slightly dry, the oil cloth remains supple, and netting is in tact. The helmet supplier is stamped "BURYS".