C045584 POST WAR "SDG" (STORMONT, DUNDAS & GLENGARRY HIGHLANDERS) MAJORíS UNIFORM GROUPINGS.
There are two groupings.
1. This group consists of a black wool glengarry with a"re-strike" silver SDG cap badge that is affixed by cotter pin. The interior is fully lined with a label that reads "Glengarry Cap, Made in Scotland. A size stamp of Ď6 7/8" can also be seen. A pipers, black highland cut tunic with Sam Browne belt and cross strap that has a five silver button front tht heads to a stand up collar with a large hook and eyelet. The collars bear a pair of "re-strike" SDG badges, integral button shoulder straps with post war silver buttons, post war "Canada" shoulder tiles and a gilt and padded "Major" rank badge. There has been insignia removed from the straps as can be seen by the holes. There appears to be a mis-match of buttons to the cuffs and pockets. A manufacture tag for "Tip Top Clothes" by "Tip Top Tailors" is sewn to the exterior of the internal breast pocket, along with a white oil tag that shows the owners name "E.E. Fergus" and a date of "May 28/57". The chest measures approximately 38". Included is a wool kilt that has a 32" waist and is 23" (58cm) long. A marking to the interior shows it is British War Department, broad arrow marked. This does not appear to be a MacDonnell of Glengarry tartan. The last item is a brown sporran pouch with flap and corresponding brass stud, as well as, a 111cm x 2cm strap with single prong brass rolling buckle. The pouch measures approximately 18xm x 20cm.
2. The second grouping consists of a khaki/tropical highland cut tunic with the MacDonnell clan pattern trews. The tunic has a four button front that leads to a lay down collar. The front has a pair of pleated, button flap breast pockets and hip pockets with flaps. The integral button shoulder straps are present, but only one "Major" insignia is present. The collar badges have also been removed. The interior is fully lined with staining that can be seen to the rear panel. The chest measures approximately 36". The wool trews, with a modern zipper, hook and eyelet at the waist have vertical slash pockets to each hip, as well as six black buttons to the interior of the waistband for the attachment of "Y" straps. No markings. The waist measures approximately 30" with a 28.5" breech.
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