c.1935 Australian Army Engineer Officers Mess Dress Jacket -Named & Dated
- Item Source Original
- Army Yes
- Navy No
- Air Force No
- Marines No
- Special Forces No
- Civil No
- Police & Emergency Services No
- Other No
- Item # 1065450
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Original c.1935 (Militia Period) Australian Army
Engineer Officers Mess Dress Jacket.
-Named & Dated.
The body of the Jacket is made from Scarlet felt with Dark Blue Felt Cuffs, Lapels & Epaulettes.
Both epaulettes had there correct period Gilt Buttons still attached.
On each Lapel is a Pair of holes, these have been tailor done to accept the Lug fittings for the Collar insignia.
It has a Fully Quilted liner and is of Very High Quality. It has 1 internal pocket.
It still has its Tailor's Tag stitched into the inside Neck area.
It reads - A.S.AUSTEN. HOWEY COURT, COLLINS ST, MELBOURNE
It also has a Cloth Tag stitched inside the Inside Jacket pocket and it reads
MR - LT WATKINS DATE - 5-8-1935
A Very Hard to Find Pre WW2 Militia Period Mess Dress Jacket.
It has some minor stains and some small moth holes but this in no way detracts from the jacket.
Very Good used condition for its age and sold as is. photos make up part of the description.
ONLY SENT REGISTERED MAIL FOR ITS VALUE AND SAFETY.