Also known as "Spotter Cards” sheets were distributed to military personnel and civilians training in the identification of combat aircraft.
Active since 1891, the Toronto 48th Highlanders of Canada have one of the most illustrious histories in the Canadian Forces through the 20th century.
Constructed mainly of navy blue wool throughout the body and outer crown, the folded crown inlay and piping are of brilliant yellow. To the front are two period "Canada" brass buttons.
Constructed of drab 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 doubled over supple leather chinstrap in excellent condition.
A white metal stamped badge measuring 7cm by 8cm . The badge features the King's crown, the reverse of the badge features both lugs intact and a cotter pin.
The badge features the iconic eagle above the unit numerals, the reverse of the badge features both lugs intact and a cotter pin.
The British H.L.I. were the only Highlander unit to be issued trews instead of kilts. Photographs from as late as 1931 suggest that their bagpipers continued to wear the traditional kilt. The Canadian H.L.I., unlike the British were kilted starting in 1935.