A Second World War British Tam O’shanter in superb condition constructed of woven khaki wool. Affixed to the side, an alloy Argyll And Sutherland white metal stamped cap badge and original toorie to the top. To the interior, although the maker markings have faded with use the War Department inspection stamp remains. The “Q” code above the Broad Arrow inspection stamp dates the tam to 1940. Despite missing the puttee tape for fit now lost to time, the tam o’shanter remains a desirable original example.
World War Two British Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 1940 dated Tam O’Shanter
SKU: A-0178-1 Categories: Allied Forces, Great Britain & Commonwealth, The Second World War 1939 - 1945 Tags: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, British, Headgear, Second World War, Tam o'shanter, World War Two, WW2
Embroidered on a cotton triangle measuring 9.5 cm x 8.5 cm, an olive drab border surrounds the colors of the infantry, cavalry, and artillery. A red lightening bolt overlays a canon affixed to tank tracks, while the numeral "3" denotes the 3rd Armored Division.
Sewn below the left shoulder seam, a stunning theatre made 8th Army Airforce patch. Four inches above the left cuff, five gold overseas bars are present suggesting two and a half years of service. Below, a single diagonal service stripe noting 3 years of honourable service. Sewn below the right shoulder seam, a British made example of the Head Quarters, European Theater of Operations.
Embroidered on a cotton triangle measuring 9.5 cm x 8.5 cm, an olive drab border surrounds the colors of the infantry, cavalry, and artillery. A red lightening bolt overlays a canon affixed to tank tracks, while the numeral "2" denotes the 2nd Armored Division.