8th AIRFORCE WW2 CAPTAINS 6 PIECE UNIFORM LARGE SIZE


8th AIRFORCE CAPTAINS 6 PIECE UNIFORM LARGE SIZE
Description

This auction is for a complete 6 piece U.S.A.A.F uniform set comprising of Visor hat, Garrison side cap, Officers jacket, shirt, tie and trousers. Most of these items are genuine WW2 pieces.

The elastique jacket is approx. size 40 inch chest, measured outside under arm, 25 inch sleeves and 33 inches from collar to hem down the back of the tunic. All measurements taken with a tape measure on the outside of the tunic. The insignia is not the original to the tunic as it contains two pilots badges, one is the US pilots Technical wing badge and the RAF wings for those who served in the Royal airforce prior to joining the USAAF. It also has the 8th airforce sleeve badge, presidential citation badge, three bar ribbon and 2 years overseas service bars. The tunic does not have pleats to the rear. The jacket is in very good condition.

The trousers are referred to as Pinks. These are approx a 36 inch waist and 28 inch inside leg. They are unusual as they have a ticket pocket part way down the leg seam and 7 belt hoops. The trousers end in turnups. They are of reasonably good condition.

The shirt is made by Creighton and has a 16 inch collar. It is not new but is in reasonable condition.

The tie has no markings

The garrison cap is
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