WW2 BRITISH RAF PATHFINDER B.D.
A very good condition Air Crew battle dress top to a Warrant Officer pilot of the Pathfinder Force.
Excellent damage free condition top showing moderate / light use.
All insignia is with some fading / matching yellowing.
Left breast with pilot brevet showing use and DFM medal ribbon bar only.
To the left pocket flap is the distinctive Pathfinder Force gilt albatross.
Their is no evidence of the top having ever been fitted with the upper sleeve cloth albatross.
Interior with matching wear to exterior. Sadly no naming as seems to be common with such BD tops.
Interior with good clear maker and issue label dated 1943.
Moth and damage free.
Much has been written in various reference books as to ‘what’ constitutes a Pathfinder Force badge; various formats & fittings etc..
This one is on two screw fittings.
This is a SOLD Item.
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