A 1945 dated Royal Navy officer's No5A battle dress blouse. In blue serge with brass King's crown buttons. Blouse appears to be unissued, in addition to it's intact original paper label and Admiralty stamp, it still retains paper tailors labels inside arms and back. Labelled "Admiralty Blue Serge Working Dress Blouse, Officer's. Size 7". By H.Lovery & Co Ltd. Ink-stamped "R V 21" with anchor. 3 brass buttons to front, 2 to pockets.Short button fastening belt.
Date: Dated 1945
Sizes: Blouse labelled Size 7, Height 5'7 to 5'8, Breast 35" to 36", Waist 30" to 31". Actual measurements are:
Chest Width (laid flat): 21.5"
Jacket Waist (width, laid flat): 16"
Condition: In excellent condition. Clean and damage free (no moth), appears never to have been issued. Retains original tailors labels.
Note: The bottom button was attached when we received it and appears to be the original stitching, the rest were loose. We have re-stitched the pocket and upper 2 front buttons.
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