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  • Canada, Commonwealth. A Royal Canadian Air Force Squadron Leader's Tropical Uniform of A.J.Kerwin MD
  • Canada, Commonwealth. A Royal Canadian Air Force Squadron Leader's Tropical Uniform of A.J.Kerwin MD
  • Canada, Commonwealth. A Royal Canadian Air Force Squadron Leader's Tropical Uniform of A.J.Kerwin MD

Item: M0472-3

Canada, Commonwealth. A Royal Canadian Air Force Squadron Leader's Tropical Uniform of A.J.Kerwin MD

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Canada, Commonwealth. A Royal Canadian Air Force Squadron Leader's Tropical Uniform of A.J.Kerwin MD

Includes three pieces: Tunic and two pairs of Trousers.

 

1. Tunic: exterior is fabricated from a thick khaki cotton, used by both the RCAF and the RAF in warmer climates. Both shoulders incorporate shoulder straps fed through two narrow bands protruding from the tunic, neither of which is secured in place by its button at the neck end, both straps with Squadron Leader rank stripes sewn in place, consisting of three stripes, each of which incorporates a light blue stripe flanked by wide black stripes on either side, the middle stripe of the three narrower in width. The front has four large pockets, one on each breast which have decorative straps giving them a pleated-look, the other two at the waist are without pleats and are larger and deeper than the breast pockets. All four pockets have fold over button down flaps with reinforced button holes, the breast pockets with dual snaps. Sewn in place above the left breast pocket is a Canadian Volunteer Service Medal Ribbon Bar. The front has four reinforced button holes on the left, the six small missing buttons, two on the shoulder straps and four on the pockets, along with the four large buttons at the opening of the tunic have been taken off the tunic and placed in a plastic bag accompanying it. The four large buttons and five of the small buttons are maker marked "Wm. SCULLY LTD. MONTREAL" on their reverses, the remaining small button maker marked "WATERBURY BUTTON CO. / MADE IN USA" on its reverse, each of which bears the crowned RCAF eagle insignia. In addition, the bag also houses four Medical Corps caduceus insignia. The belt is sewn in place to the body of the tunic at the rear, the left end with a large octagonal-shaped brass buckle with dual prongs, the buckle maker marked "RODEN BROS. Ltd." on the reverse, along with a snap closure receiver, the right end with two rows of three reinforced holes each for attachment to the buckle, along with a snap closure stud, ensuring a snug fit at the waist. The inside of the tunic is lined in the same thick cotton on the panels just inside the opening on both sides, the right panel with an embroidered manufacturer's label inscribed "Styled by Hobberlins Ltd. Toronto", the left panel with a faded cloth Hobberlins printed label, the last name "Kerwin" is slightly visible. The tunic measures 45 cm across the shoulders x 72 cm in length, the fabric free of mothing.

 

2. Two Pairs of Trousers: exterior on both pairs is fabricated from a thick khaki cotton, matching that of the tunic, designed with a zipper fly, the opening with two brown buttons on the right side, facing two reinforced button holes on the left side. Each has four pockets, consisting of two side-entry pockets, one on either side at the waist on the front, and two top-entry pockets, one on either side on the seat with a reinforced button hole and a brown button, each of the pockets lined in a thick white cotton. The left rear white cotton pocket on one pair is dual stamped in black ink "CO-280-2", the other pair without stampings. The waist has two greenish-brown plastic buttons sewn in place on either side of the seam, with seven belt loops sewn in place, five narrow ones spaced at various intervals, along with two very wide ones which are placed at the hips on either side. Both cuffs have been turned up and sewn in place. Inside, the waistband is in white rayon, with four white plastic buttons sewn in place. The trousers measure 70 cm at the waist x 98 cm in length, the pair with the black ink stampings exhibiting soiling on the exterior waistband at the rear, the other pair with black marks appearing on the inner left leg. As worn.

 

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