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Great Britain:WW2 AIRBORNE VERY RARE FULLY ORIGINAL AND DOCUMENTED NORMANDY/MARKET GARDEN BRITISH AIRBORNE 'RED DEVILS' BATTLE DRESS BLOUSE AS PICTURED ON PAGE 183 OF GERONIMO & FORMERLY FROM THE AUTHOR BILL RENTZ PERSONAL COLLECTION. 1940 pattern utility pattern blouse with 2 un-pleated pockets and exposed buttons dated 1943, size 7 for 5'7" - 5'8". Unlined as issued. Beautiful printed Pegasus insignia, printed airborne strip and embroidered para wings to right shoulder & arm of battledress. Lance-corporal insignia to both arms. Minor moth nips and grazing to jacket which does not detract at all from this rare item. Comes with signed proof page from Geronimo where author states the battle dress is same as pictured in book. Where else are you going to find an original para battledress that you can rest assured is the real deal in a market full of fakes and re-badged examples. A truly once in a lifetime opportunity for the para, uniform or general WW2 collector. Grade II+ (P)
 SOLD at A$1700