Pheasant Sweater

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271246715460
This vintage shawl collar sweater was made by the Standard Knitting Co., LTD of Canada under their “Tundra” label.It has coin style buttons and knit in patterns of pheasants.

Chest (pit to pit, unstretched): 21″
Chest (pit to pit, stretched): 36″
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Shoulder to cuff: 29″
Length: 32″

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Deadstock Wigwam Award Sweater

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This vintage sweater was made by the Wigwam Hand Knit Hosiery Company of Sheboygan, Wisconsin for Marvin Goetsch. It has his name chain-stitched on a felt patch under the hem. Despite this, it is still neatly folded in the original store box, and appears to have never been worn. The sweater is a rich blue wool.

Chest (pit to pit, unstretched): 19″ (doubled = 38″)
Chest (pit to pit, stretched): 26″ (doubled = 52″)
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff, cuffed): 22″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff, uncuffed): 25″
Shoulder to Shoulder: 17″
Length: 29″

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Gray deadstock 1940s sweater twin set

This vintage men’s twin set was made in the 1940s by “Flosmore”. It’s an unusual material, with a knitted texture on one side and a fleece texture on the other. The original tag on an identical sweater I recently sold stated that it is made with a 100% wool pile and a 100% cotton back, treated to give it a fur like finish. The hang tag on this one is for the Dupont Zelan finish. The box is stamped that the set is a size Medium. (The stamp is above the XL printed on the box, which is some kind of stock indicator, not the size). It also comes with the original guarantee ticket. The set consists of a matching pullover sweatervest and five-button front cardigan. They are both in excellent condition and have never been worn. I would say the set would best fit someone in the size 38-40 range.

Vest
Chest (pit to pit, unstretched): 18″
Chest (pit to pit, stretched) : 22″
Length: 20″

Cardigan
Chest (pit to pit, unstretched): 21″
Chest (pit to pit, stretched): 25″
Shoulder to Shoulder: 18″
Shoulder to Cuff: 23″

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Flosmore sweater twin set

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281081144060

This vintage men’s twin set was made in the 1940s by “Flosmore”. It’s an unusual material, with a knitted texture on one side and a fleece texture on the other. The original tag states that it is made with a 100% wool pile and a 100% cotton back, treated to give it a fur like finish. The box is stamped that the set is a size Medium. It also comes with the original guarantee ticket. The set consists of a matching pullover sweatervest and five-button front cardigan. They are both in excellent condition and have never been worn. I would say the set would best fit someone in the size 38-40 range.

Vest
Chest (pit to pit, unstretched): 18″
Chest (pit to pit, stretched) : 22″
Length: 20″

Cardigan
Chest (pit to pit, unstretched): 21″
Chest (pit to pit, stretched): 25″
Shoulder to Shoulder: 18″
Shoulder to Cuff: 23″

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Five Pin Bowling Sweater

I found this vintage sweater in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. It is handmade from a pattern by the Canadian company, Mary Maxim dating to the 1960s, and depicts the sport of Five Pin Bowling, played only in Canada. Watch the video below to see another one of these sweaters in action.
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WWII officer’s short overcoat

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271144801314

This vintage short doeskin officer’s overcoat was made in the 1940s by Smith Gray of New York. It has a six button front, with two large flapped patch pockets, and a rear center vent. It is half lined with a quilt stitched section in the shoulders. It bears a 1939 union tag in the pocket.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to Shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26″

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