I said that they were large. What's funny is, I got these from an estate of a career military guy and you could see his progression from teeny, tiny WWII soldier (28-30 inch waist) through to senior officer during the 1950s. Just like all of us, he really filled out!
Think the pith helmet is a little over the top? I was scolded twice just yesterday to keep the sun off of my fair Anglo-Saxon face.