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Title Blues (Royal Horseguards) NCO's tunic & breeches
Nationality British
Period c 1960

This is the type of uniform still worn today by the Royal Horseguards (part of the Household Cavalry) on parade (eg outside sentry boxes in Whitehall). The tunic is dark blue, the breeches are soft white leather and the whole comes complete with aiguillettes, denoting NCO status.

The condition is excellent and there are various owners' names inked inside the lining. These would have been passed from man to man over the years and the last man would have taken his uniform with him on retirement. Chest measures 39 inches, waist is 34 inches.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.

[Militaria : Tunics : British : 20th Century]


Hi Chris, just to let you know it arrived safely and I am very happy with it, also the condition. I have been looking for a while for that particular style and maker.. Thanks again for everything and I shall now be keeping an eye on your web page.

C A, UK, 28.09.2010

Many many many thanks about [for] your dagger! Very fine quality! I love it!

A P, Russia, 07.04.2009