Glosters Major Mess A British Army Gloucestershire Regiment officer-pattern mess uniform consisting of jacket, waistcoat and trousers. Scarlet melton wool jacket with black facings and gilt trim, Major's rank with reserve "R"s, later staybrite RGBW buttons, gilt collar badges and US citation stripes on arms. Waistcoat is full backed with brass studs. Trousers are high backed "cavalry" style, no foot straps, zip fly, braces buttons, 1/4" scarlet stripe.
Condition: Signs of wear but generally clean and damage free. Waistcoat has a length of unstitched side seam (see photo). Trousers - signs of wear and some minor fraying around ankle seams. There is a period repair/darn (about 1" square) on thigh of one leg. They are very slightly "musty" with some light marks here and there and could do with a dry clean/airing but are otherwise damage free.
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.