1941 Scotch Woolen Mills peak lapel suit

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271577530184
This vintage suit was made in 1941 by the Scotch Woolen Mills, a Chicago, Illinois based tailoring company. The suit has a typically 1930s cut, with a high degree of waist supression. It is single breasted, with a two button closure and wide, pointy peak lapels. The suit is half-lined (as opposed to the more typical skeleton/petal lining of the era) in a floral jacquard fabric. The pants are zipper fly, with an early Talon zipper. They are straight cut and cuffed. The fabric is a wonderful deep burgundy with red and orange stripes. It’s a nice change from usual brown suits, and is surprisingly easy to coordinate colors with.

Jacket
Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26″
Length (base of collar to hem): 28″

Pants:
Waist: 17″ (doubled = 34″)
Inseam: 31″
Outseam: 42-1/2″
Rise: 11-1/2″
Thigh:12″
Cuff: 10-1/2″

 photo IMG_0123.jpg

 photo IMG_0124.jpg

 photo IMG_0137.jpg

 photo IMG_0140.jpg

 photo IMG_0142.jpg

 photo IMG_0143.jpg

 photo IMG_0170.jpg

 photo IMG_0171.jpg

 photo IMG_0121.jpg

 photo IMG_0109-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0111.jpg

 photo IMG_0112-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0114-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0115.jpg

 photo IMG_0116.jpg

 photo IMG_0117-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0119.jpg

 photo IMG_0120-1.jpg

1940s Woolrich Model 163 Shirt

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271576003573
This shirt was made in the early 1940s by the Woolrich Woolen Mills in Woolrich, PA. It is made of a lighter weight wool than most Woolrich shirts. It has fancy glass buttons instead of the usual red cateyes. The label on this shirt was only made in the early-mid 1940s.

Tagged size: 14-1/2″
Collar: 15-1/2″
Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 16-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23″
Length (base of collar to hem): 32″

 photo IMG_0057-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0059-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0061-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0062-1.jpg

1940s Woolrich Model 93 shirt

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281412280608
This shirt was made in the early 1940s by the Woolrich Woolen Mills in Woolrich, PA. It is the heavy weight model 93 hunting shirt. The label on this shirt was only made in the early-mid 1940s.

Tagged size: 16″
Collar: 16-1/2″
Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23″
Length (base of collar to hem): 32″

 photo IMG_0069.jpg

 photo IMG_0070.jpg

 photo IMG_0072-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0073-1.jpg

Early 1930s J C Penney sheeplined shawl collar coat

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271576023683
This vintage sheeplined coat was made in the early 1930s and was sold by the JC Penney Co. It has a nice early Penney’s label. It has a green cotton shell, with leather reinforced handwarmer and cargo pockets. As is typical of the style, it has loops instead of buttonholes. The coat is lined with sheepskin and has a sheepskin collar. Sleeves are blanket lined and there are knit storm cuffs. It appears that the sleeves were shortened at some point, exposing these cuffs.

Chest (pit to pit): 25″ (doubled = 50″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 21-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23″
Length (base of collar to hem): 35-1/2″

 photo IMG_0043-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0045-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0047-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0048-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0049-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0050-2.jpg

 photo IMG_0051-2.jpg

 photo IMG_0054-2.jpg

 photo IMG_0055-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0056-1.jpg

1964 Warner Brothers Cavalry Shirt

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271576032886
This vintage cavalry shirt was made in the 1950s-early 1960s as a film costume for Warner Brothers westerns. The shirt has a strap going from the rear tail to buttons on the front, presumably to keep it tucked in while doing stunts, like the “beaver tails” on old wetsuits or football jerseys. The original brass buttons were removed, as were the shoulder boards, although the mounting hardware and reinforcement for those remains. It was almost definitely used in 1964’s big budget western, “A Distant Trumpet”, which starred Troy Donahue, Suzanne Pleshette and Diane McBain. The shirts in that film are recognizable by their high-cut bibs and full button placket, as opposed to the pullovers favored by the wardrobe departments on other cavalry movies like the John Ford / John Wayne cavalry trilogy.

Chest (pit to pit): 22-1/2″ (doubled – 45″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length (base of collar to hem): 27″

 photo IMG_0037.jpg

 photo IMG_0038-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0039-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0041-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0042-1.jpg

 photo adistanttrumpet.jpg

Stetson One Hundred presentation case

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271577537059
In the 1950s and 1960s, Stetson’s top of the line hat was the Stetson 100, which cost a whopping hundred dollars at the time. For that money you got a hand crafted pure beaver Stetson hat in a leather presentation suitcase. This is one of those cases, in the smaller Open Road / Fedora size, as opposed to the larger cowboy hat size.

 photo IMG_0094-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0095-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0096-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0098.jpg

 photo IMG_0099-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0101.jpg

 photo IMG_0104-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0106-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0108.jpg

Vintage Ties – Batch 2

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281411311308
3-3/4″ wide, 48-1/2″ long
Vintage 1950s figural hunting gun dog men’s necktie swing tie salmon western
 photo edithuntingdog.jpg

Vintage 1940s Melody by Arco hand painted dog pheasant knot planned tie necktie
http://www.ebay.com/itm/271575018595
This great Arco shows a pheasant in flight, a hunter with gun and two pointing hunting dogs. 52″ long, 3-3/4″ wide
 photo edithuntingpheasant.jpg

Vintage 1940s maple leaf men’s figural necktie swing tie red white
http://www.ebay.com/itm/271575022517
4″ wide, 47″ long
 photo editleaves.jpg

Vintage 1940s National Shirt Shops hand painted trees men’s necktie swing tie
http://www.ebay.com/itm/281411529849
This tie was made by the National Shirt Shops. It is unlined in a deep blue with hand painted ghostly flowering trees on them. The style has a sort of Japanese print look to it. The tie is 46″ long and 4″ wide
 photo editnational.jpg

Vintage 1940s paisley floral knot planned men’s necktie swing tie red yellow
http://www.ebay.com/itm/271575024859
One giant paisley on a red field. Knot planned. 4-1/4″ wide, 50″ long
 photo editpaisley.jpg

Vintage 1950s Penney’s photo print goose men’s necktie swing tie hunters delight
http://www.ebay.com/itm/271575027919
This vintage tie was made by Penney’s under the Towncraft label. It is a color photo print titled “Hunters Delight”. 51″ long, 3-3/8 wide
 photo editpenneysgoose.jpg

Vintage 1950s hand painted Pilgrim acetate elk deer figural men’s necktie tie
http://www.ebay.com/itm/281411329158
It is 53″ long and 3″ wide
 photo editpilgrim.jpg

Vintage 1940s salmon green abstract men’s necktie swing tie
http://www.ebay.com/itm/271576095898
5″ long, 4-1/4″ wide
 photo editsalmon.jpg