Physical description

Khaki Fine wool army hat with 5 layers of tan bias binding around the crown and two eyelets each side. A silver coloured Victorian Mounted Rifles badge is attached at the front of the crown. One side of brim is clipped up with a gold coloured Rising Sun badge attached. A clump of feathers is attached behind the turned up side brim. Also has a brown leather chin strap with adjustable buckle
Note: Feathers are coming unstuck from the hat - glue issue? At least 3 feathers are unstuck.

Inscriptions & markings

Labels inside the hat:
Gold coolured print label on black leather band inside hat - Fine Wool Felt.
Round cloth label inside hat - around edge - Brisbane, Australia/ Australia's Oldest Manufacturing Company. In centre - B.Mountcastle & Sons. Manufacturers/Est.1835/(07) 3848 5855
Small paper label at back of hat - Size 60 attached with black ribbon bow