RAF Wg Cdr No.5 Mess Uniform An RAF mess uniform ranked to a Wing Commander. Consists of jacket, trousers and waistcoat. Has Wg Cdr rank lace, mounted Queens crown buttons, Navigator half-brevet and link (RAN and KC RAF buttons). Waistcoat is full backed with rear waist adjuster, mounted QC buttons and has been modified at back to allow for larger waist. Trousers are not high backed, have button fly, hook/eye waist fastening and belt loops. Shirt/tie not included but usually available as an option.
Jacket Waist (width, laid flat): 19" (when buttoned)
Sleeve: 23" (short)
Waistcoat waist: 19" (buttoned)
Trouser waist: 40" (+2" to let out)
Inside Leg: 26.5" (+1.5" to down)
Unsually shaped. Would fit small chested/large waisted/short legged person.
Condition: Wearable for fancy dress/civilian events, not upto RAF mess standard. No specific problems but is generally a little "tired". Jacket has a small area of wear below the bottom left button (see photo), 2mm hole in one armpit and some light marks on lapels. Waistcoat is in good condition - signs of wear but clean and damage free.Trousers have a 3mm worn patch on front waistband, a couple of 2mm moth holes on right leg near hem.
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.