Notch Lapel Double Breasted tweed suit

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401057379889

This vintage suit was made in the late 1950s-early 1960s. It is an unusual style, popular for an extremely brief period around 1960, usually seen in sportcoat form. The suit is double breasted, with narrow notch lapels and a sharp cutaway. It has a button on belted back, with four buttons, horizontally oriented cuff buttons, tab adjusters on the waistband of the suit and pegged trousers. This one is NOS with the original tags still on it, and unhemmed legs.

Chest (pit to pit): 22-1/2″ (doubled = 45″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/4″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 28-1/2″
Waist (side to side): 15″ (doubled = 30″)
Outseam: 47-1/2″
Inseam: 37″
Rise: 10-1/2″

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1960s Roth-Shire suit

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272109403111

This vintage suit was made in the 1960s by the House of Roth-Shire, New York.  It has fish-mouth peak lapels.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)

Shoulder to shoulder: 18-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26-1/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31″
Waist (side to side): 17-1/2″ (doubled = 35″)
Outseam: 42″
Inseam: 30-1/2″
Rise: 11-1/2″

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1960s Selkirk Clothes suit

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401057408518

This vintage suit was made in the 1960s by Selkirk Clothes and has narrow peak lapels.
Chest (pit to pit): 22-1/2″ (doubled = 45″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 30-1/2″
Waist (side to side): 16″ (doubled = 32″)
Outseam: 40″
Inseam: 29″
Rise: 11″

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1950s Michael Stern suit

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This vintage suit was made by Michaels- Stern of Rochester, NY from Courier Cloth and was sold the Hub Clothing Co of Moorhead, Minnesota. Courier Cloth was advertised as being woven from mid-weight wool in such a way that made it particularly hard wearing.

Chest (pit to pit): 23-1/2″ (doubled = 47″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 29″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 27-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 32-1/2″
Waist (side to side): 18″ (doubled = 36″)
Outseam: 45-1/2″
Inseam: 33″
Rise: 11-1/2″

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1960s Raleigh Haberdasher suit

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This vintage suit was made in 1961 and sold at high end Washington DC menswear store, Raleigh Haberdasher.  It has a two button front, a black and silver almost-herringbone fabric and narrow peak lapels.

Chest (pit to pit): 23-1/2″ (doubled = 47″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/4″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 31″
Waist (side to side): 34″
Outseam: 43-1/2″
Inseam: 32″
Rise: 11-1/2″

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1960s Vaughn three piece tweed suit

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This vintage suit was made in the 1960s, sometime around 1962-1965 by Vaughn At Sather-Gate, who had locations in Seattle, San Jose and Berkeley.  The suit is made from gray herringbone tweed wool, in a classic 1960s preppy sack coat cut.  It has a four pocket, six button vest.

Chest (pit to pit): 22-1/4″ (doubled = 44-1/2″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-5/8″
Length (base of collar to hem) 31-1/2″
Chest (pit to pit): 20-3/4″ (doubled = 41-1/2″)
Length (back): 20-1/2″
Waist (side to side): 15-1/2″ (doubled = 31″)
Outseam: 45″
Inseam: 33″
Rise: 12″

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Hart Schaffner & Marx flannel suit

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This vintage suit was made from Eton Flannel by Hart Schaffner & Marx in the 1950s and was sold by Joe Ramos of National City.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31″
Waist (side to side): 16″ (doubled = 32″)
Outseam: 42-1/2″
Inseam: 31-1/4″
Rise: 11-1/4″

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1970s Grassfields tweed suit

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401057434301

This vintage suit was made in the 1970s and was sold by Grassfield’s of Denver, Colorado.  Made from an incredibly heavy herringbone tweed with a subtle rust colored stripe, it has a two button front and fully lined pants. The jacket is half-lined. Very professorial, and obviously very expensive and high quality when new.

Tagged size: 42L
Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26-1/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 33″
Waist (side to side): 17″ (doubled = 34″)
Outseam: 44″
Inseam: 32″
Rise. 12″

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Jack Frost peak lapel suit

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401057283971

This vintage suit was made by the Utah Woolen Mills of Salt Lake City, Utah under their Jack Frost Woolen Wear label.  A classic 1950s western style, this one was made relatively late for the details, in 1962.  It has a striped fabric, with peak lapels, a three button front, front and back yokes, bi-swing shoulders, double breast pockets, flapped, pleated pockets and leather buttons.  The pants have fancy western belt loops and pockets, and a button fly.
Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 29″
Waist (side to side):17-1/4″ (doubled = 34-1/2″)
Outseam: 40-1/2″
Inseam: 31″
Rise: 9.5″

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The Batch Clothing Co. jacket and vest

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272050710186

This vintage suit was made by the Batch Tailoring Company of Helena Montana in February of 1950 for an A.J. Murphy. Unfortunately, the pants have gone missing at some point in the past sixty five years, so this is only the jacket and vest.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″(doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 30″
Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)

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