RAF No.5 Mess Flt Lt LM (38/39")
- RAF No.5 Mess Flt Lt LM (38/39")
RAF Mess Uniform, Flight Lieutenant Loadmaster
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 Flight Lieutenant with a Loadmaster half-brevet, mounted brass QC buttons and link buttons. Wool waistcoat is full backed with mounted brass QC buttons and a rear waist adjuster. Trousers are high waisted with zip fly and hook/eye waist (no braces buttons).
Sizes: Jacket approx 38/39" chest. Trousers approx 33" waist. Actual measurements are:
Chest Width (laid flat): 20"
Jacket Waist (width, buttoned): 18"
Waistcoat waist (laid flat): 17"
Trouser waist: 33" (+1" to let out)
Inside Leg: 31.5" (nothing to let down)
Condition: Jacket and waistcoat in good condition - clean and damage free although 1 waistcoat button has lost a crown (see photo '13) and there is a hole to the waistcoat inside lining (not visible externally). Trousers have suffered moth damage to both thighs. A hole of approx 15mm x 5mm to right outer thigh (see photo #15). Less noticeable are a group of around 5 smaller holes (max 2mm diameter) to inner right thigh, and a hole approx 3mm dia to inner left thigh (see photo #16).
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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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