These vintage leather breeches were part of an American GI’s estate, a bring-back from the war. They are leather with a sheepskin lining, designed for cold weather usage. I’m not sure whether they were intended for motorcycle or for aviation usage. Distinctively German yoked front. Fishtail back. Broadfall design with buttons on the hips. Back adjuster belt, button calves. The back cinch belt is broken, and there is some damage to the leather at the crotch and at the back, but overall, these are in very solid shape.
These vintage wool trews are Scottish army issue, made in England in 1947. They are tagged a size 9, with a waist of 34 to 35 inches, and an inseam of 31-1/2″, but have been let out to a waist of 36″ and an inseam of 28. They have a fishtail back, suspender buttons and no back pockets. They are extremely havyweight wool.
These vintage riding breeches are British army issue. They are wool with chamois patches on the inside thighs. Button fly, exterior suspender buttons, and a thigh pocket. No rear pockets. Broad arrow stamp inside. They measure 7″ across (14″ diameter) at the knee. They don’t look as though they saw much use, but have some moth damage from storage. They are size 32×27
These vintage racing pants are brown with yellow racing stripes. They have padded quilted knees and hips. The front has a riveted belt. All zippers are Robin brand. There is a label, but it has worn clean, and is illegible. Waist: 16″ (doubled = 32″)Inseam: 26″ (meant to be worn with boots)
Vintage chaps with El Paso lettering. Saddlebag style pockets with leather knot closure. Great detailing, with creme colored leather and red lettering. Wonderful patina and grain. Star conchos, riveted pockets.
These vintage work trousers were made in Canada by “Murphy Made – Strong as an Elephant”. They are a heavy gray wool salt and pepper twill. The waistband has a snap closure and a oval Lightning zipper. They have wide beltloops and a watch pocket, with suspender buttons on the inside of the waistband.
Waist: 18″ (doubled = 36″)
These vintage western pants were made by Mesquite Niver Western Wear, Fort Worth, TX. They are electric blue polyester and have a heavy reinforced waistband. They are marked a size 38
Waist: 19″ (doubled = 38″)
These trousers were made by Ralph Lauren’s “Rugby” line. They are heavy army green wool, with embroidered skull and crossbones. They are lined to the knee and have taped seams. They are marked a size 34.
These vintage athletic shorts are belted, and have a button fly. They are made out of some kind of slightly shiny material. Rayon? Acetate? Nylon? A blend thereof? They have a heavy cotton waistband and crotch reinforcement. They were made by the General Athletic Products Company and are a size 34.
Side Seam: 12″