This sweater was made by Ralph Lauren under the high end RRL label, and is influenced heavily by the two tone, zip front, raglan shoulder cardigans popular in the late 1930s-1940s. It is made of cotton and has RiRi zippers.
Tagged size: L
Chest (pit to pit): 26″ (doubled = 52″)
Sleeve (center of collar to cuff): 43″
Length (base of collar to hem): 28″
This vintage sweater was made by Valley Stream under the Suprina’s Sportland label (service by sportsmen). It is two tone green and cream, with white buttons and a felt Theta Gamma Chi patch, from the now defunct fraternity. The Right sleeve has been rolled under and stitched to shorten it for some reason.
Chest (pit to pit, unstretched):18″ (doubled = 36″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17″
Left Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Right Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 22″
Length (base of collar to hem): 25″
This vintage cardigan was made in the 1960s. It is made from rust colored wool, with a brass Talon zipper. It has elbow patches and heavy wear and damage throughout.
Tagged Size: Extra Large
Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length (collar seam to hem): 23″
This vintage sweater was hand-knit in the 1960s. It has an equestrian theme, with a horse head on the back and a horseshoe on the front. It has the original owner’s name, Bill, knit into the pattern. The cardigan has a Talon zipper, of the design which was used starting in the late 1950s.
Chest (pit to pit, unstretched): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Chest (pit to pit, stretched): 30″ (doubled = 60″)
Center of collar to end of sleeve: 36″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 23″
This vintage hand-knit heavy wool sweater is two-toned navy blue and cream. It has the original owner’s initials, RL, knit into the chest. It does up with a mid 1930s fantail Talon zipper with a grommet stopbox.
Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Center of collar to end of cuff: 36″
Length (base of collar to hem): 26-1/2″
This vintage sweater vest was knit by a member of the American Red Cross during WWII for an american serviceman. It has a V neck with a distinctive square back and trim ribbing.
Chest (pit to pit, unstretched): 17″ (doubled = 34″)
Chest (pit to pit, stretched): 24″ (doubled = 48″)