Service Dress Tunic, RAF Flt Lt Observer, pre-'42?
WW2 RAF Flight Lieutenant Observers Service Dress jacket for sale consisting of tunic with integral belt (shirt/tie excluded). Jacket believed to be pre-1942 on assumption that Observer brevet is original. Jacket has sewn on belt with solid (not pressed) brass buckle, internal first aid pocket, officers kings crown brass buttons by E Stillwell & Sons London Ltd which appear to be on original stitching, separate Flt Lt rank braid. Jacket has label from "Tarvers Ltd Burton-On-Trent" but no other label.
We believe this to be the genuine article. Happy to provide any additional details/photos as required.
Condition: Generally in very good condition. Only defects are a pull and 3 holes to left sleeve above braid (see photo) and 2 smaller holes to left lower pocket (see photo). Otherwise extremely good condition and pretty clean. No nasty storage smells!
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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.