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World War 2 Navy HMS Orion Sailors Hat and Coat for Child Size 5


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This is a wonderful World War 2 era childs sailors hat and navy blue coat.  The hat is printed in gold across the front with HMS Orion - the Orion was a  highly decorated British Royal Navy light cruiser that saw action throughout WWII.  The coat is double breasted and buttons to either the right or left with anchor embossed gold toned metal buttons that have the Tudor crown on them, used by King George VI.  The left sleeve has an embroidered patch with an anchor and two rank stripes.  


Age: WWII era / 1940s


Label: Birkdale Junior - The T Eaton Co Limited Canada


Color: Navy blue


Fabric:  Wool  


Sizing: No size is indicated, but this should fit about a child’s size 5 - please note the following measurements for fit - remember that some room is needed to accommodate a jacket or other clothing being worn:


Shoulders:  11” from shoulder/sleeve seam to shoulder/sleeve seam


Sleeves:  12 1/2” from the shoulder/sleeve seam


Sleeve inseam:  8 1/4”


Chest:  27” around


Waist: 30” around


Length:  18 1/2”, measured flat





It is in very good condition with no wear, tear, holes, stains, odors or wear.  The hat is very clean.  This has been well cared for and stored over the years.


This is a wonderful World War 2 patriotic child’s outfit in very nice condition with a great sailor’s cap.......