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1937 Denim BD Battledress Trousers by Kay Canvas

1937 Pattern Denim Battle Dress Trousers by Kay Canvas

This Denim BD Trouser has been made like the originals using the correct coarse weave of denim fabric which has a green/ white fleck mixed together rather than vat dyed to olive green, this can been seen more clearly when you see the inside which is an off white.

Denim clothing was originally designed as work wear and was worn as a two piece


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1937 Pattern Denim Battle Dress Trousers by Kay Canvas

This Denim BD Trouser has been made like the originals using the correct coarse weave of denim fabric which has a green/ white fleck mixed together rather than vat dyed to olive green, this can been seen more clearly when you see the inside which is an off white.

Denim clothing was originally designed as work wear and was worn as a two piece outfit over the normal wool BD to keep it clean when doing dirty work.

Denim battledress was issued to the LDV when they were formed in 1940 as no other uniforms were available in quantity until they could produce wool BD latter in the war. The LDV worn an arm band on the Denim but  latter on the name  was changed by Winston Churchill to the Home Guard and then besides an arm band Home Guard titles and District numbers were sewn onto the clothing.

Denim BD  was also to be  found popular with soldiers fighting in Italy1943 and latter in Northwest Europe were denim was more comfortable than Wool.

1937 Denim Trousers by Kay Canvas

  • Denim Fabric 
  • Brass Dish BD buttons
  • Map pocket
  • First aid pocket
  • 2 slash pockets
  • Button Fly  
  • Buttons for Braces
  • Brass buttons on ankles to pull in
  • Long length 34" so you can adjust

 

Made by Kay Canvas

Brand: Kay Canvas
Weight: 600.0000 grams