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Object Name: Officer's dress trousers
Date: 1944
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Medium: Wool, cotton, ivory, plastic, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 1 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 48 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 44.4 x 123.8 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Medium blue wool Marine officer's dress trousers with red stripe down the sides of both legs; 5 button fly has fabric tab at the top left which fastens fo a plastic button on the inside of the waistband, and there is a metal hook and eye at the top above the buttons; 7 belt loops around the waistband; watch pocket on right side beneath waistband, vertical slit pockets on each hip behind the stripes, rear horizontal slit pockets which button closed; fly, waistband and pockets lined with white cotton, 6 ivory buttons inside the waistband.
Credit Line: Gift of Major William Landauer
Object Number: 1946.98b
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Marks: printed: on maker's label inside left, on waistband: "RIDABOCK & CO. / NEW YORK / DATE / W. / INSEAM / ORG." handwritten: on maker's label inside left, on waistband: "1st LT. Wm. LANDAUER / MAR 9 1944 41 1/2 / 33 1/2 / MARINE"

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These Marine officer's dress trousers were worn by Major William Landauer, who served in World War II in the First Marine Air Wing. The Society also owns the other pieces to this uniform.