1940s Bouldercord Suit


This vintage work suit was made in the mid-late 1940s. It is made in California of Vat Dyed Mercerized Sanforized Bouldercord whipcord.  The jacket is waist length, with small, mid-set flapped patch pockets and a shirt style collar.  It has a Talon zipper, with a square hole pull and Talon marked U shaped stop box, which put the date of manufacture in the years immediately after WWII. The pants are flat fronted, and appear to have had original cuffs let down.
Chest (pit to pit): 24-1/2″ (doubled = 49)
Shoulder to shoulder: 22″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 23-3/4″
Waist (side to side): 18″ (doubled = 36″)
Outseam: 46″
Inseam: 31-3/4″
Rise: 14-1/4″

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