This very rare antique military marching band jacket by Boosey & Hawkes is a true gem for collectors of vintage uniforms or clothing alike. Made of high-quality, thick felted wool, it features a stunning red and black design that is sure to catch the eye- it really does display well.
The jacket is adorned with original Boosey & Hawkes lyre buttons (with ‘B&H Service Uniforms’ stamped verso), adding to its charm and authenticity. Both plaited epaulettes are present.
Whether you are a fan of antique military memorabilia or a collector of vintage clothing (it’s very wearable as a piece of clothing today), this original piece is a must-have. It is a testament to the rich history of marching bands in the country.
Add this unique item to your collection today and marvel at its timeless beauty.
A small to medium
Pit to pit 47cm
Sleeve: top of shoulder seam to end of cuff 58cm (outer/top edge)
Centre back length (top of collar to hem) 69cm
Please ensure the fit is right before buying as we are unable accept returns
Condition: Where there are specific points to note we will detail these as far as possible but please be aware that all our items have wear commensurate with age and are as seen in the photographs. If you require any specific information please do not hesitate to get in contact. As seen in the images, but not limited to: plenty of wear, marks, old repairs to the seams etc but in good original condition with all buttons, both epaulettes (one loose at one end), maker’s label etc.