31) An original 1946 pattern battledress blouse. These were produced for only 1 year until the 1947 pattern blouse came out so less common than the wartime blouses. The blouse is good and strong but shows moth damage spattered across the front and back (see photos) it shows minor dirt in places. The collar has been held open with a stitch to each side but easily un-tacked and put back to fully closed collar as still has its button and button hole on place with no alterations. it is a good size 8 and dated 1947. it has all of its original insignia in place. Insignia is REME shoulder titles, Kings Crown printed war office controlled units insignia and lance corporal rank stripes.