Early WWI Royal Flying Corps "Maternity" Tunic of Lt. M. McNeill Hamilton
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Early WWI Royal Flying Corps "Maternity" Tunic of Lt. M. McNeill Hamilton

Code: z99emu00001rfc-CON


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a named early World War I Royal Flying Corps (RFC) "maternity" tunic. The tunic has a great 4" plus embroidered wing and patches at the shoulders. There are hidden snaps at the shoulders to fasten the "maternity" portion that hides the buttons beneath. This tunic still has its original Silvers Reading maker label with the original wearer's name written inside: M. McNeill Hamilton. There is no size label (please see measurements below). It has a back vent and an interior pocket.

VINTAGE: Circa early World War I.

SIZE: No size tag, runs small. Wing: 4-3/8" by 1-3/8". Tunic: approximately 15" from armpit to armpit; 29" length from collar to hem (on reverse); 24" from shoulder seam to cuff; 15" between shoulders.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wool, cotton twill, brass and resin buttons; patches: wool embroidered in cotton/silk thread.

ATTACHMENT: Buttons, snaps, hook and eyes at throat.

MARKINGS: Silvers Reading maker label with McNeill Hamilton 502 (or 507?) written on it; M. McNeill Hamilton written inside lining.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWI Royal Flying Corps uniform collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-LL-20-VCJJJX10 L/SCFGEX5/14

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The tunic is overall in very fine condition. There is one moth hole near the bottom front, some small holes in the lining and some wear at the armpits.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.