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Is this a 1918 pattern WW1 tunic

Article about: Hi I am after a ww1 tunic this one is up for sale , just wondering if it ww1 or post ww1

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    Hi
    I am after a ww1 tunic this one is up for sale , just wondering if it ww1 or post ww1
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    Is this a 1918 pattern WW1 tunic   Is this a 1918 pattern WW1 tunic  


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    1922 pattern i believe

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    Yes, if I remember correctly the khaki colored lining (rather than white) is the most obvious sign of it being 1922 pattern.

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    I agree with John and Douglas, it looks to be the post war version which continued to be issued until 1943 or 1944.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Thank you for all your help .

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    Still a very nice tunic.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    These were still made and issued well into the 1960's.

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    I have seen SD dated 1950's but not later. No.2 dress was introduced during the early 1960's so any further use must have been limited.

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    I've had 1960's dated examples myself so i'm positive. Usually small sizes probably for Junior Leaders etc.

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    That's the limited use I was thinking about. Possibly a few bands as well.

    Its a pity when they replaced No.2 Dress recently with FAD they did not consider readopting 1922 Service Dress with non staybright badges and buttons, and a return to full size trade badges and stripes which were reduced in size by 2/3 in 1960 when No.2 dress was adopted. The British Army has never looked so smart since.

    I attached a picture from an unknown source which shows a post-war junior leaders kit layout which may well date to the early 1960's.
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