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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]


Received sword yesterday thanks. Very pleased with it. Thanks Chris, most excellent service.

R G, UK, 26.01.2013

Just to let you know the two propelling pencils, in the form of pistols, have just arrived in the condition you sent them. Thank you very much indeed for your excellent and prompt service, and I will keep a look out on your site for any other pencils you may have for sale in the future.

M H, UK, 09.02.2011