ROYAL AIR FORCE UNIFORMS

Royal Air Force Wing Commander's Mess Kit  30  

Royal Air Force officer's mess kit jacket, waistcoat and trousers.  Gilt Queen's Crown buttons, except for the chained buttons which are US Air Force buttons (the officer exchanged his with an American officer at a dinner). Rank insignia for Wing Commander. Approx. 40 inch chest, from shoulder to cuff is 25 inch. Trousers approx. 40 inch waist and 30 inch inside leg (2 inch turn up). Waistcoat is the type without a back. Name inside is PI G.J. Parsons, 1965.

Royal Air Force officer's cap, tunic, trousers, shirt, tie and gloves   60  

QEII staybrite buttons. Tunic rank on cuffs for Wing Commander. Chest approx. 41 inch, sleeve 25 inch from shoulder to cuff. Trousers 39 inch waist and 30 inch inside leg.
Cap size 7 (57). Long-sleeve shirt with rank slides on shoulders.
Black tie and brown gloves. From the same officer as above mess kit.

Patent Leather Shoes by Toye, Kenning and Spence  20

Size 9. Hardly worn. Came with above uniforms. 

 

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