Late 1940s H Bar C gabardine belt-back western suit

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This vintage suit was made in the mid-late 1940s by H Bar C of California. It is made of wool gabardine, with a waist length cossack style jacket, with a half-belt back, handwarmer pockets, breast pocket and talon main zipper. The pants are western in style.

Chest (pit to pit): 21-1/4″ (doubled = 42-1/2″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 22-1/2″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 24-1/2″

Waist (side to side): 15″ (doubled = 30″)
Inseam: 29″
Outseam: 39″
Rise: 10″

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1960s Clipper Craft Clothes suit

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This vintage suit was made by Clipper craft clothes. It is gray on gray pinstripe with a two button front and peak lapels. It appears to have never been worn and the pockets are still basted shut.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 29-1/2″

Waist (side to side): 17″ (doubled = 34″)
Inseam: 30″
Outseam: 41″
Rise: 11″

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1960s Brookton Rose Tailoring Company suit

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This vintage suit was made in the 1960s by Rose Brothers under the Brookton label and was sold by the Globe Clothing Company of Helena, Montana.

Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Shoulder to shoulder:18-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26-1/2″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 32″

Waist (side to side): 19″ (doubled = 38″)
Inseam: 30″
Outseam: 43″
Rise: 13″

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1940s Capps Clothes double breasted jacket

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This vintage suit jacket was made in the early 1940s by Capps Clothes (established 1838) and was sold by Jacoby’s Store for Men, Helena, Montana. Jacoby’s changed their name from Bossler’s in 1941, so with the 1939 union tag, the high cut, pre-bold look of the suit and the information about the original store, I would put this jacket’s original date of manufacture from 1941-1944.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 16″
Sleeve (Shoulder to cuff): 24-1/2″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 29-1/2″

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1960s H Bar C western suit

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This vintage suit was made between 1962 and about 1965 by H bar C Ranchwear. It is made of a dark green sharkskin, with narrow lapels and understated yoking front and back. The pants have western style pockets and beltloops and pearl snaps on the rear pockets.

Chest (pit to pit): 20″ (doubled = 40″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 16″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 29″

Side to side: 15-1/2″ (doubled = 31″)
Outseam: 39-1/2″
Inseam: 29″
Rise: 10-1/2″

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1940s Palm Beach Goodall Springweave jacket

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This vintage jacket was made by Goodall, creators of the famed Palm Beach Cloth from their Springweave fabric. Springweave was introduced in early 1944. Goodall changed their name and label to Goodall Sanford in late 1944, so this is a rare and precisely date-able piece of vintage. This was from the early formulation of Springweave fabric, which consisted of lightweight wool and mohair. It has a nice herringbone weave to the fabric, a two button cut, and patch pockets. The jacket was sold by the Stix, Baer and Fuller men’s store.

Size: 38
Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 30-1/2″

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1930s-1940s Penney’s Brown Tweed Suit

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This vintage suit was made in the late 1930s – mid 1940s and was sold by the J.C. Penny Co., Inc. It is made of flecky brown Donegal Tweed, in a three button cut. The jacket has a purple half-lining. There is a faded union label in the pocket, unfortunately now illegible. The patns have buttons for braces, dropped narrow belt loops and a Serval zipper. They are cuffed.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23″
Length (base of collar to hem): 28-1/2″

Waist (side to side): 15″ (doubled = 30″)
Outseam: 40″
Inseam: 29″
Rise: 11″

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