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Air Ministry overalls, 1943

Air Ministry overalls, 1943

Code: S22501

£85.00 Approx $103.91, €94.76

Combination Suits, Drab.  By Wm. Sugden & Sons Ltd.  Size No.1 Boys (Ht. 4'11" - 5', Br. under jacket 30 - 32", Wt. under jacket 28 - 30").  1943 dated.  Khaki drab cotton twill one-piece overall with 'stand collar' and concealed buttons from waist to neck.  Button adjustable cuffs, single patch pocket on the left breast, side seam entry pockets at the waist and an adjustable half belt.  It also has an unusul (tool?) pocket within the rear of the right leg.  Manufacturer's label to rear.  Air Ministry crown ink stamped to the inside of the collar.  Slight corrosion on the belt buckle otherwise in superb unissued condition.  Presumably worn by boy entrants, members of the ATC and the like.  Wm. Sugden & Sons was established at Cleckheaton West Yorkshire in 1869 and made over 5 million shirts and work garments for the armed forcesduring WW2.  The firm still make uniforms and workwear to this day.  Stock code S22501.