An original pair of 'Trews Highland', dated 1955 in good condition.
This pattern of trousers were worn on certain occasions by members of the Highland Regiment and are often referred to as Tartan Trews. They are made in a green tartan feature a high rise waist and a button fly which fastens with black plastic buttons. The interior features a partial lining of khaki coloured cotton drill and the rear of the trousers features a 'fishtail' back shape which is typical of the period.
The trousers retain their original label to the interior which bears the size of 7 which is designed to fit a 30" -31" waist. The manufacturer's name of 'M & N Horne Ltd' is also present as is the 1955 date and the War Department broad arrow marking. As well as this the is a War Department acceptance stamp which is marked directly onto the lining and is surmounted by the letter 'T' which denotes 1955 as the year of issue.
The trousers will suit someone with a 30" waist and when laid flat they measure -
Waist - 15"
Rise - 15 1/2"
Rear rise - 18 1/2"
Inside leg - 29 1/2"
Outside leg - 42 1/2"
Cuff - 9"
The trousers are in very good condition for their age. There are no signs of serious wear or damage but please bear in mind that they are a pair of vintage, pre-owned trousers which may have small issues commensurate with age.
A good original pair of Trews!
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