A fantastic original 1942 dated pair of RAF Ordinary Airman's trousers in great condition and complete with their original label.
These trousers have all the attributes associated with early manufactured RAF OA items including the white cotton lining and stamped brass buttons which were both replaced during the war.
On the rear of the trousers is the original cotton label which states - 'Trousers Blue Grey OA, Size No.15 ... M & N Horne LTD, April 1942. The sizes indicate a fit of a 31" waist. The War Department broad arrow is also present to the very bottom of the label.
Inside the trousers bare the War Department broad arrow stamp which is surmounted by the letter O indicating 1942 as the year of manufacture. The original owners service number is also stamped inside the waistband in purple ink and could potentially be traceable.
The condition of the trousers is fantastic as can be seen in the photographs. The serge is still a deep blue colour and the nap is very good. These have not been heavily worn or washed and still look as good today as when they were made.
Wartime examples of these trousers are now becoming very hard to find particularly in such good condition and with their original labels and all the correct stamps.
These trousers would undoubtedly compliment any wartime RAF collection.