27 July 2000
A Naval Officer's Uniform
A very fine Full Dress coatee bearing label of GIEVES Ltd. and named to Lt. Deverell, 1933, now with gold lace sleeve-rings for a Commander, together with companion trousers with gold vellum lace stripes; together with a pair of Sub-Lieutenant's scales, the crescents bearing Anchors in silver embroidery, in a tin; a junior officer's waistbelt with gilt brass KC clasp and two stripes of gold embroidery, complete with sword-slings; and a naval cocked hat with flat gold lace loop, gilt KC button, in a shaped tin.
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