Parachute Regt. Lt.Col Mess (35/36")
Mess Uniform - Para Captain
Date: Jacket 1956. Trousers 1954
Size: Jacket approx 35/36" chest. Trousers approx 33" waist. Actual measurements are:
Chest Width (laid flat): 18.5"
Jacket Waist (width, laid flat): n/a, worn open.
Trouser waist: 33.5" (+2" to let out)
Inside Leg: 31.5" (+3" to let down)
Condition: Jacket is in good condition. Damage free other than reasonable wear. Generally clean, although there are some "mess stains" (port/food) to either elbow, and a couple of small (max 7mm diameter) stains to back. Trousers have some defects - a very noticeable patch repair to the rear measuring around 5cm x 5cm (see photo #14 and 15), and moth damage to the crotch (see photo #16)
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