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A brass 11th (Taranaki Rifles) Regiment hat badge.
Accession No
A83.045

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A navy blue wool cap with a red band of binding around the top. " Kaiapoi " is written on the lining. "FVFB" features in brass lettering on the front. There is a leather sweatband on the inside.
Accession No
A97.476

Name/Title
A dark blue Royal New Zealand Artillery forage cap made of wool with red piping along the edges. There is one small brass button at the front and another is missing.
Accession No
A91.952

Name/Title
A dark blue New Zealand Volunteers forage cap. The outside is trimmed with red ribbon and there is a brass badge of a horn on the side. Two brass buttons fasten at the front and hook and grommets at the sides.
Accession No
A81.880

Name/Title
A New Zealand Volunteers helmet covered in navy blue wool and curved downwards around the front and back of the brim. There is a brass spike at the centre of the crown and a brass badge on the centre front. " New Zealand Volunteers " is written on the badge.
Accession No
A77.326

Name/Title
A brown leather Sam Browne belt with brass buckles and fittings. " H STANNERS / 24/1468 " is handwritten on the inside of the belt.
Accession No
PA2007.107

A dark brown leather Sam Browne belt. Has brass buckle, rivets, loops and sword hook. Used during World War Two in the Pacific Theatre. Belonged to R.W. Syme of New Plymouth.
Accession No
A91.570

Name/Title
Cap
An olive green cloth cap, peaked, with double leather straps at the front and bearing a brass Home Guard badge.
Accession No
A91.496

Name/Title
A German West Wall Medal. The oval bronzed brass medal features a crossed sword and a shovel, a German eagle atop a swastika and a bunker. The obverse is fringed by a wreath of oak leaves. " FUR / ARBEIT/ ZUM / SCHUTZE / DEUTSCH-/LANDS " is marked on the reverse fringed by a wreath of oak leaves. The medal is attached to a yellow ribbon with two thin white stripes by a simple suspension ring.
Accession No
A74.935

A New Zealand Registered Nurse badge. The brass badge is shaped like a five pointed star enamelled in red, blue and white with a cross at the centre.The star is attached to a blue enamelled bar with " N Z R N " marked on it. " 1275 / MARY E. / AFFLECK / 1912 / " is marked on the reverse. " H. JENKINS & / SONS / BIRM " is also marked on the reverse A brooch pin is fitted on the reverse of the bar. The badge is mounted on a piece of card along with other medals and badges on A Certificate of The Services in the New Zealand Expeditionary Forces issued to Mary Ellen Affleck.
Accession No
TM1999.288

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A neoclassical-style cavalry helmet depicting a decorative stylized pattern along the midline crest which runs from the brow to the back of the helmet. There is a hole in the crest at the brow to insert horse hair and an attachment on the side to insert a plume. On the underside of the crest there is a relief that possibly depicts Medusa and a grenade. A metal chin strap is attached to the wearer's right side, a pointed peak at the front and narrow brim at the back.
Accession No
A77.521

Name/Title
A brass and copper military fireman's helmet. There is a midline crest depicting a relief pattern of a dragon, a short peak and longer back brim. The inside is lined with leather and there is a leather chin strap on the wearer's right side. The front is missing the fireman's badge.
Accession No
A97.480

Name/Title
A New Zealand Volunteers spiked army helmet. The helmet is covered in a dark blue-black wool and has a brass fittings and a New Zealand Volunteers plate on the centre front. The spike is missing. The brim curves downwards at the front and back. The inside is lined and has a leather sweatband.
Accession No
A77.325

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A white canvas kit bag with brass eyelets around the top. The bag has a brass D ring looped through one of the eyelets. There is a padlock holding the D ring closed, but no key. The bag is stencilled as belonging to 73003 R. W. Syme who fought in the Pacific theatre during World War Two. Originally white, it is now heavily stained.
Accession No
A91.585

A lightweight, khaki drill tunic. Has four button flap pockets, four buttons down the front and button up cuffs. A detachable cloth belt is held by two loops on the back of the waist. Belonged to R.W. Syme of New Plymouth. Worn in the Pacific Theatre during World War Two.
Accession No
A91.559
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