British Army Air Corps female officer's mess dress consisting of woman's mess jacket, dark blue mess dress and attached cummerbund. Black wool jacket with light blue facings and gold piping, black cord epaulettes, ranked to a Major, with AAC wings, becketts and mounted AAC buttons. Dress is dark blue with light blue detail and buttons, gold piping to collar and epaulettes, Major's crowns, fully lined, zip at back and hook/eye fastening at rear collar. Cummerbund/belt is attached and fastens at rear.
Condition: Jacket is in very good conditon, clean and damage free. Dress is clean and generally in good condition although it has suffered significant damage to the under-arm areas (presumably during mess after-dinner games). Both underarm areas have tears to the fabric (see photo of worst arm). Not noticeable when jacket worn, could be repaired. There is also a tear of approx 1.5" to right elbow (see photo), a 2" unstitched length to rear seam in small of back, and a few more mino defects to upper part of dress. Lower part/skirt is damage free.
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