13/18 Royal Hussars Capt Mess British Army 13/18 Royal Hussars officer's mess uniform consisting of jacket, bib/waistcoat and trousers. Jacket is blue wool with cream facings, gold lace and Captain's rank. Bib is green wool wirth green silk back, gold lace, brass "buttons" and rear waist adjuster. Mess trousers have 2 1" cream stripes, button fly, hook/eye waist fastening and braces buttons.
Condition: Jacket and waistcoat show signs of wear and light fading (particularly to the gold lace), but other than a small stain on one cuff are clean and damage free. Trousers have a period repair to right knee (approx 3cm long), a small area of moth damage to left thigh (covering approx 2cm x 2cm area), 2 moth holes to inner thigh (each approx 5mm diameter) and the inner ankle areas of both loges have numerous small moth holes/surface damage, although this would not really be noticed during normal use. Leather under-foot straps are aged and drying out. See photos below.
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.