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hi, folks, i just would like to ask if any one has ever heard of a woman's black uniform, i was lucky enough to get one at rummage several years back, and i can not seem to find any thing about it. the former owner was a rtd. msg. sorry cant post pics of it just now as i dont have a working camera. thank you.

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What type of uniform are you describing? There was a women's Mess Dress uniform that I believe was black including a jacket and a long black skirt. Is this what you are talking about?


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Is there a contract label you could describe for us?


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What type of uniform are you describing? There was a women's Mess Dress uniform that I believe was black including a jacket and a long black skirt. Is this what you are talking about?

 

hi, no this is not the mess dress, this uniform was to be used as an alternate to the class a's

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oops, forgot to mention that it has trousers, the original owner said she also got a skirt, but it was damaged beyond repair, so threw it away

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Is there a contract label you could describe for us?

 

Sir, i dont have the uniform to hand just now but as soon as i can. i will post the numbers.

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hi, while the officer on the left,(3/4) view looks a bit like it, i'm an idiot some times, i forgot to mention that this uniform was a army issue.

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It sounds like the commissioned Army blues.

 

What kind of buttons are on it?


"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts."

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hi folks, finally was able to get the uniform out of its box, it has the standard army enlisted buttons, its tags says AG444 the date tags have been removed, it was made by the ALL-bilt uniform corp. if i can barrow a camera in the next few days i'll try to post a few pics.

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My mother was in the WAAC / WAC during WW2. When she was discharged and began looking for a job, she didn't have a decent civilian outfit to wear to job interviews. So, to save money, she dyed one of her Class A uniforms black so it looked a little less military. She wore it with a white or pastel blouse under the jacket. She said that both men and women did this immediately after the war. The uniform is now in the WAC Museum at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.

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