WWII WW2 1944 Royal Australian Air Force RAAF Cap Side Cap
A fine example of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)’s non-commissioned officer’s side cap
Tailored from finely weaved dark navy wool and fold-down side panels held by anodised metal hooks. The front two buttons are plastic impressed buttons featuring the RAAF insignia of the eagle and the Tudor crown. Interior is lined with a thicker fabric with a milk-coloured label, printed V330 – denoting the year of manufacture as 1944.
The cap is measured at 272mm x 117mm and with the printed size of 6 7/8. A good photographic example of an NCO Sergeant RAAF pilot wearing a similar cap in a studio portrait.
H: 11.7cm (4.6")L: 27.2cm (10.7")