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A green felt Queen Alexandra's Mounted Rifles hat with a khaki and dark green-coloured puggaree. "Q.A.M.R." is on a badge on the front.The badge features the name of the regiment on a band that encircles a landscape scene with a ponga tree fern at centre and the regiment motto 'AKE AKE KIA KAHA' at the bottom. The hat has a wide brim, brown leather sweatband and chin strap attached to the inside. The brim is edged with a thin strip of light brown fabric and there are two open-holed rivets on either side of the hat. The manufacturing label reads: "The Hat Factory" on the underside of the brim. On the opposite side it reads the owners name and regimental number: "Bain T55930".

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