Parachute Regt Mess, Major British Army Parachute Regiment officer-pattern mess uniform consisting of jacket, waistcoat and trousers. Jacket is scarlet wool with maroon facings, mounted buttons, embroidered Para. Regt collar badges, gilt parachute qualification "wings" and Major's rank. Black wool waistcoat with red silk back and mounted Para buttons. Trousers are high backed with zip fly, hook/eye waist fastening, braces buttons and 1" maroon wool stripe. Braces are included (although one tab is split and sewn back together)
Condition: Good condition. Moderate wear. Damage free. There are marks (mainly wine/port). Jacket has dozens of small spots/splashes to left front shoulder and below lapels on both sides. A line of larger spots across the rear shoulder blade area (approx a dozen, largest are about 1cm diameter). Significant spots/splashes/larger stains on rear of arms/elbows. All appear to be wine/port. May be reduced by a decent clean but unlikely to be completely removed. Waistcoat good condition. Damage free. Some food (chocolate?) marks on front which should clean out. Trousers a little "tired"/slightly faded but damage free. Some minor food marks on lower legs which should clean out.
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.