Sewn below the left shoulder seam, a period appropriate 2nd Armored Division patch and corresponding "Hell On Wheels" title. Four inches above the left cuff, five gold bars are present suggesting two and a half years of service. Sewn onto each arm are three stripe chevrons denoting the soldier's rank of Sergeant.
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.
Manufactured in 1945 by Glisson & Miller, the size 4 suit easily fits a 6 foot stature. Though not easily seen in the photo, the broad arrow mark is partially hidden by the fold at the bottom seam of the tag. The many period appropriate repairs as photographed suggest this suit was used quite extensively but cannot be certain of when.
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".
A heavy wool constructed kilt in a Hodden Grey Tartan pattern. To the interior, a white fully lined waist measuring approximately X inches. Sewn to the edges of the liner are the remains of a fully intact leather strap, and to the opposite side the remains of an additional strap. Included with the kilt are two black leather straps that came with the kilt. To the exterior, two fully functioning buckles to the rear. As pictured, there are small scattered areas of mothing present but are hidden from view when placed on a mannequin.