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Australian tunic - Black RAAF?

Article about: Hello all, I am trying to identify this style of tunic and what it was worn for. Australian or British make - No other tag can be seen - Quite old. I would say pre 1970 (Not sure what is goi

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    Hello all,
    I am trying to identify this style of tunic and what it was worn for.
    Australian or British make - No other tag can be seen - Quite old. I would say pre 1970 (Not sure what is going on with the highlighter name, doesn't seem to belong)
    It is black. I was sure it was blue at first and perhaps RAAF but it is black. It is in the style of RAAF tunics I have seen.
    Any help is much appreciated sorry the pics are not crash hot.
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    Best regards,
    Chris

    "Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also."
    Carl Jung

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    Wild guess: Corps of Commissionaires?

    Oz.

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    cuffs are very similar to a David Jones made private purchase tropical RAAF i have

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    Quote by wizardman View Post
    cuffs are very similar to a David Jones made private purchase tropical RAAF i have
    I think this is also a private purchase. Shame that no other label can be found. Cheers
    Best regards,
    Chris

    "Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also."
    Carl Jung

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    I didn't think MTX could be private purchase. I stand to be corrected of course. Private purchase usually have tags advertising their company, not a government format label.

    Matthew.

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    I think you might be right Ubique..ill check some of mine when i get home, but that wont be for a few weeks sorry

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    Quote by wizardman View Post
    I think you might be right Ubique..ill check some of mine when i get home, but that wont be for a few weeks sorry
    I have just checked four private purchase tunics I own - No sign of Gov. format label on any of them. Cheers
    Best regards,
    Chris

    "Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also."
    Carl Jung

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