Uniform [Royal Flying Corps (RFC) Flying Coat]

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Full length, long-sleeved, double-breasted leather coat fastened by six composition buttons on right front and two on right collar. Two buttons on the inside left fasten the right side of the front, along with one at the collar. External pockets consist of a breast and a hip pocket on left side, the top of the hip pocket is covered with a leather flap fastened by copper based metal domes. An internal pocket is located on the left side at breast level. Two leather straps, fastened by metal domes, are incorporated into the lining of the coat near the hem. The garment and collar are lined with a pile fabric which has a cellulosic warp and fur/wool yarn weft. A leather belt, not attached, has a leather bound buckle and single tine to fit into one of nine metal eyelets for fastening.
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1914-1918. Uniform [Royal Flying Corps (RFC) Flying Coat], 1977.137.2. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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