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Object ID L2010.18.003
Object Name Uniform, Royal Canadian Artillery
a)dress jacket, navy blue wool lined with black silk fabric. Two breast pockets, two slit pockets farther down, Buttons have bear an emblem of a cannon under a crown, gold tone pins on the shoulder read, RCA. Flanking the collars opening which has a hidden fastening clip are gold tone pins in the shape of a ball with a flame coming out of it which reads, UBIQUE. There is a white detachable collar. There is a frog sewn in on either side midway down the jacket. A tag on the left side reads, Kirklands Exclusive British Wollens, Fort Erie, Ontario Canada. Slight tear at tope of jackets back slit. b)Trousers, navy blue wool with 4 cm red wool stripe on the out seam of both legs. Zipper fly, side pockets, buttons all around the waistband. Slit in centre back of waistband. Waistband, fly and pockets are lined with black silk. Label sewn into waistband reads, No. TU 3929 Mr. Sgt. K Artt, dated, June 25/56 [ ]al order [ ] issued by authority of Amalgamated [ ].c)Service dress cap, navy blue, ringed with 4 cm band of red wool. Four vent holes with metal grommets. Black plastic strip across front over a vinyl covered brim. Each end of the strip has a gold button bearing crossed swords under three connected maple leafs surmounted by a crown. At the front is a pin measuring 5 cm x 7 cm with a cannon surmounted by a crown and the label UBIQUE. Below the cannon is a banner that reads, Quo Pas Et Gloria Ducunt (Whither Right and Glory Lead). Inside is a band of leather, felt and cloth. The top is lined with vinyl and has a tag that reads, William Scully Limited. Fifty Craig West Montreal. At the back is a white bow and another tag that reads, 7 1/8.