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Colchester Historeum

Uniform, Jacket

Accession number: 2015.159.1
Category: Status Symbols
Object type: Men's
Date: 1950 – 1979
Materials: Polyester, wool
Measurements: 53 cm L x 47 cm W
Description: Flight lieutenant-rank blue military dress jacket. RCAF uniform jacket used for formal occasions. Double-breasted with black colar. Seven buttons down the center for closing. Two stripes on the sleeve indicate the rank. Crest on shoulder indicates flight engineer. Shoulders have Canadian crest v-shaped front and back. Used by Lorne Black (born in Manitoba).
​Manufacturer: Hubberlin, Hamilton, Tailored in Canada
History of Use: Used in the Royal Canadian Air Force as a dress uniform