WW1 Royal Engineers Attributed Cuff Rank Officer’s Tunic, Cap & Sam Brown.
A very rare and hard to find combination attributed to Lieutenant Colonel A.C. Booth. Comprising:
Cuff rank Officer’s tunic.
A regulation pattern example with rank to the cuff indicating Lieutenant Colonel, to the collar special pattern gorget patches indicating a Royal Engineer Assistant Director, Staff Officer. Complete with RE buttons and whistle lanyard. The interior with lining and interior pockets. The tunic remains in clean condition, but with some mothing to the lower front skirt (see photographs.).
Approx size from armpit to armpit 19 inches.
A very good early Great War shaped example. Complete with correct leather chinstrap, and regimental badge and buttons. The interior with leather lining to the crown and leather sweatband. The latter with ink details “Maj A.C. Booth Aug 12 1914”. Few moth nips otherwise a Very Good Example.
Sam Brown Belt etc.
A regulation example of polished brown leather comprising: belt with brace strap. … Holster. … Ammunition Pouch. Each item with ink name, belt with similar inscription to the hat.
The overall condition is near VGC for the age and remains in good clean condition.
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