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C065867 POST WAR ROYAL ARTILLERY CEREMONIAL GROUPING.This grouping consists of tunic, trousers, suspenders and sash waist belt. The dark navy blue, five button tunic with stand up collar has gold bullion "flaming bombs" to either side of the collar with a white liner. The liner has printed "Made In N. Ireland" and "Expressly for Ascot Clothes Ltd." The integral shoulder straps have holes where insignia was once affixed. Looped through the right shoulder strap to connect to the button under the right breast pocket is the Royal Artillery White Lanyard. Two breast pockets and larger hip pockets have scalloped flaps with hidden plastic buttons. A three place ribbon bar is sewn directly above the left breast pocket that represents the Volunteer Service Medal, 1939-1945 Medal and the Canadian Forces Decoration (Completion of 12 years). The interior is fully lined in pinstriped silk/rayon with a manufacture tag of "Firth Bros. Limited", as well as a personal tag (to the inside left interior pocket) that is dated "4-23-52" and named to "F.C. Montague." The chest measures approximately 42". The matching trousers, of the same material, have a 5cm wide red wool stripe to outside of each leg. The trousers have a metal zipper and two plastic buttons to the waist. Six buttons are sewn to the inside of the waist band to allow for the attachment of the elasticized suspenders. The waist measures approximately 36" with an inseam of 32". The trousers as named to "F.C. Montague". To the bottom of each cuff is a black elastic that allows for a straight fit of the trouser as it would go over the shoe. Very nice ironed pleat to the front. The last item is the burgundy, ribbed ceremonial waist sash with tassels. The belt measures approximately 38" long x 7cm wide with corresponding hooks. A manufacture tag is present, as well as a printed name to the backing of "Capt. F. S. Baker" "R.C.A.". A very nice clean and immaculate grouping.
GRADE ****1/2 PRICE $179.00 (Or Best Offer)
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