Uniform - Tunic No.1 (RNZAF)
Grafton's High Grade, Manufacturer
There are few brass buttons down the front facing with 4 matching button holes on the other facing. There are left and right internal pockets in the breast lining. These have cotton/satin flaps with blue plastic buttons. The garment is fully lined with a dark blue cotton/satin fabric. The badge on the left breast is a Bomb Aimer. The medal bar reads the 1939-1945 Star.
There is a fabric flashing on each shoulder. This reads New Zealand. The lettering is yellow/gold on a black background. There are 2 stripes around each sleeve about 80 mm above the cuff. These stripes are black/light blue/black. A 5 mm gap and then black/light blue/black. The belt has 2 loops in the back and is made of the same cloth as the tunic. The belt buckles from the left side. The buckle is rectangular and made of brass, 60 mm wide. The other end of the belt has 3 sets of 2 holes which match the 2 pins in the buckle. The belt holes have all been reinforced around the opening with thread.
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Grafton's/ High G Grade Maker's Mark
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