Nice Named WWII RCAF (Royal Canadian Air Force) Summer Uniform: Ribbons, UK-Made & Unknown W Wings
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Nice Named WWII RCAF (Royal Canadian Air Force) Summer Uniform: Ribbons, UK-Made & Unknown W Wings

Code: emu20004oa

$700.00


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ARTIFACT: This is a nice Royal Canadian Air Force summer tan uniform jacket named to Pilot Officer H. G. Endler, who also serves as a Canadian observer with the RAF. The jacket was made by Cook Clothing Company of Toronto. It has blue CANADA shoulder titles, a UK-made observer wing, ribbons and an unknown bullion wing with a W at its center. A nice, battle-worn Royal Air Force overseas cap originally belonging to Endler is also listed separately (please see link at bottom of page for information).

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 18-1/2" (armpit to armpit), 24-1/2" from shoulder seam to end of cuff, 17-1/2" across back shoulder to shoulder and about 30" from base of collar to hem. Wing: 1-13/16" by 1/2"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Jacket: cotton blend, silk lining, brass buttons and buckle; observer wing, shoulder titles: wool felt embroidered in cotton/silk threads; ribbon: silk-wrapped cardboard/metal with plated brass; wing: fully embroidered in bullion and cotton/silk threads.

ATTACHMENT: Jacket: buttons, with buttons on pockets, adjustable belt with buckle, eyelets and snap closures; wing: clutch backs.

MARKINGS: WARREN K. COOK TAILORED COOK CLOTHING COMPANY LTD. TORONTO TAILORED ESPECIALLY FOR MR. P/O (Pilot Officer) H. G. ENDLER DATE 6-5-42 ORDER NO. 52079; WARREN K. COOK TAILORED COOK CLOTHING COMPANY LIMITED.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Great Britain and Commonwealth collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VCEJX-TRABEX11 LFGEX9/12 SLGJJX09/20

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The jacket shows light wear but does have small scattered moth nips.

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