RAF No5 Mess Sqn.Ldr Pilot (38/39")
- RAF No5 Mess Sqn.Ldr Pilot (38/39")
RAF Mess Uniform, Squadron Leader Pilot
A RAF No.5 mess uniform consisting of jacket, waistcoat and trousers (shirt/tie not included, braces/shirts usually available as an option). Jacket is ranked to a Squadron Leader, has mounted QC buttons, link buttons and a pilots brevet/"wings". Wool waistcoat is full silk-backed with mounted RAF buttons and a rear waist adjuster. Trousers are high backed with zip fly and braces buttons.
Sizes: Jacket approx 38/39" chest. Trousers approx 34" waist. Actual measurements are:
Chest Width (laid flat): 20"
Jacket Waist (width, buttoned): 18"
Waistcoat waist (laid flat): 17.5"
Trouser waist: 34" (+1" to let out)
Inside Leg: 30" (+1" to let down)
Condition: In good condition. Jacket shows very little wear and is damage free. Generally very clean although some light marks/food stains to front (see photo #8, looks worse in photo than in reality). Some fading to rank lace. Waistcoat damage free, generally clean although has some light marks to lower lapel (see photo #13, looks worse in photo) and stain to inside lining (see photo #16). Trousers clean and damage free.
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Items are sold as seen, and described as accurately as possible. Please note that all items are used and therefore a certain amount of wear is to be expected. Any fundamental defects/deficiences are stated. Many items have been tailored and therefore sizes may be approximate.
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