Unusual SLR furniture covers

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Foxy1
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Re: Unusual SLR furniture covers

Post by Foxy1 » Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:07 pm

Probably same bloke made new canvas seat base.

Fred
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Re: Unusual SLR furniture covers

Post by Fred » Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:15 am

What I do remember from the period are the tailor(esses) making up pen holder arm brassards and penpockets for HD pullovers - all the rage at one time. You may recall I was a Sapper at the time with one on my HD pully sleeve and was on a course when a senior(ish) Guards officer drawled, "I say, what's that on your arm?" "A pen pocket!", I replied. "Oh, how terribly artisan"!!

But some tailors went as far as DPM waistcoats and bow ties to match combat suits!

Fred

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