49 Patt Battledress - RA AAC Captain A British Army '49 Pattern Battledress uniform consisting of blouse and trousers (shirt, tie, braces, belts available as options). Blouse is by The West Auckland Clothing Co Ltd dated 1951, with embroidered Captain's large stars/pips with red Royal Artillery backing, embroidered Royal Artillery shoulder titles, printed Anti-Aircraft Command formation badges and ribbons for a 39/45 Star, France/Germany Star, Defence Medal and War Medal. Trousers are '49 Pattern BD trousers, select from options. A contemporary wool shirt, and a modern wool tie/braces can be added as options. Various '37 pattern belts and anklets are available on the website.
Date: Blouse 1951. Trousers as described.
Blouse: Blouse labelled Size 8. Height 5'7-5'8, Breast 37"-38", Waist 32"-33". Actual measurements are:
Chest Width (laid flat): 20"
Jacket Waist: 16.5"
Trousers: Select from options.
Condition:Blouse - Clean, with some moth damage. Two holes of approx 8mm x 5mm each to rear (see photo #13), two holes above ribbons of approx 3mm diameter each (photo #10), a hole approx 2mm diameter above right chest pocket (photo #11), 5 holes to right arm of approx 3mm diameter each (photo #4), right cuff has 2 holes, largest approx 8mm x 6mm (photos #5 & 6). A couple of holes under collar, not visible unless collar turned up (photo #12). Wear to ribbons as per photos. Trousers, expect light wear as standard. Minor moth damage (a few pinhead sized holes and/or surface tracing) likely to trousers unless stated otherwise. More noticeable/serious defects, if any, will be stated in options. Shirts. All in good used condition unless stated otherwise. Pls feel free to contact us for details/photos of specific trousers/shirts prior to ordering.
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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