Original 1950s RAF Officer's Black Tie
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An original 1950s black British made tie as worn By RAF Officers during the Post-war period.
RAF Officers kit was all private purchase and bought from a variety of gentlemen’s outfitters. Some would have had their own ties but most would have stocked ties from another company. This example came with other pieces of RAF officer's clothing from the 1950s and is therefore a guaranteed RAF example, rather than a similar period tie of the right style.
The construction of the tie is typical of ties made during the 1940s and 1950s. It is a single piece construction and not backed like later ties. The material is again typical of the period but it is a couple of inches longer than ties of the 1930s and 1940s.
The tie is in nice condition and displays well.
This is an excellent opportunity to acquire the correct tie for your RAF Officers uniform or mannequin.
Mid 20th Century