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Object details

Category
Uniforms and insignia
Related period
Second World War (association)
Materials

Buttons: plastic

Jacket: hide

Sleeves: wool

Dimensions

Back: Back Measurement Between Shoulder Blades Seam To Seam Where Arms Join 430 mm

Waist: Circumference 1160 mm

Chest: Circumference 1210 mm

PR Cuff: Circumference 210 mm

PL Cuff: Circumference 215 mm

Collar: Length 165 mm, Length 250 mm

PL Shoulder Seam: Length 195 mm

PR Shoulder Seam: Length 195 mm

Centre Front: Length 405 mm, Length 635 mm

PR Sleeve: Length 660 mm

PL Sleeve: Length 665 mm

Centre Back: Length 690 mm

Catalogue number
UNI 10663

Object associations

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