RAF No.5 Mess Wg.Cdr (38/39")
RAF Wg.Cdr. No.5 Mess Uniform
A RAF mess uniform ranked to a Wing Commander. Consists of jacket, trousers and waistcoat. Has Wg.Cdr. rank lace, mounted Queens crown buttons and link. Waistcoat is full backed with rear waist adjuster and mounted QC buttons. Trousers are high backed with zip fly, hook/eye and button waist and braces buttons. Shirt/tie not included but usually available as an option.
Date: Jacket 1976
Sizes: Jacket approx 38/39" chest. Trousers approx 33" waist. Actual measurements are:
Chest Width (laid flat): 20.5"
Jacket Waist (width, laid flat): 18" (when buttoned)
Waistcoat waist: 17" (buttoned)
Trouser waist: 33" (+1.5" to let out)
Inside Leg: 30" (nothing to let out)
Condition: Good condition. Clean and undamaged, although showing some signs of wear. Jacket lapels are in very good condition. Rank lace is fading and worn in places. Trousers have a small repair to top edge of one pocket (see photo).
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