No4 Tunic, General, Ex-Parachute Regt. A bespoke general officer's No4 jacket. The tunic has general officer's red gorgets with general's buttons and staybrite brass-backed QC Parachute regiment buttons on rings, a pair of very nice/collectable early-pattern parachute "wings". An interesting set of medal ribbons for GCB (Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath), GBE (Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire), Distiguished Service Order with rosette, Military Cross with rosette, General Service Medal (pre-'62), '39-45 Star, Africa Star (8th Army), Italy Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Africa General Service Medal. Made in America, with an Amalgamated Workers Union of America inspection label. General's rank insignia have been removed.
Tunic: Approx 40/41". Measurements are:
Chest Width (laid flat): 20"
Waist (width, laid flat): 18"
Condition: Physically in good condition. Only defects are a couple of small (1 to 2mm) holes to front pockets, and a couple of similar holes to inside of left arm/elbow. However, you WILL want to clean this jacket. It has a very distinct odour of stale sweat (no external stains, but a rather nasty smell).
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