Town Clad pinstripe suit

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This vintage suit was made in the 1940s and was sold by Penney’s under their Town Clad label.  It’s an off the rack suit, tailored to fit a tall man, with material added to the lining to facilitate the long sleeves and no cuffs to the pants to handle the long inseam.
 

Chest (pit to pit): 21-1/2″ (doubled = 43″)

Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26-1/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 30″
 
Chest (pit to pit): 20″(doubled = 40″)
Length (back): 20″
 
Waist (side to side): 16-1/4″ (doubled = 32-1/2″)
Outseam: 46″
Inseam: 34″
Rise: 12″

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1940s ROTC mackinaw coat

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This vintage mackinaw was made by the Shenandoah Tailoring Co. Inc.of Mt. Sidney, Virginia.  It is double breasted, with rounded lapels,and flapped handwarmer pockets.It is unlined and bears patches from the ORA and the ROTC.
 

Chest (pit to pit): 20-1/4″ (doubled = 40-1/2″)

Shoulder to shoulder:18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 32-1/4″

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1930s Wards Western Field hunting jacket

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This vintage jacket was made in the late 1930s-mid 1940s and was sold by Montgomery Ward under their Ward’s Western Field label.  It is made from canvas, with a corduroy collar, game pouch, pleated breast pocket and handwarmer pockets which form the pocket flaps for the cargo pockets.
 

Chest (pit to pit): 22-1/2″ (doubled = 45″)

Shoulder to shoulder: 20″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff):22″
Length (base of collar to hem): 28-1/2″

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Hercules half-belt jacket

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This vintage jacket was made in the mid-late 1940s and was sold by Sears under their Hercules label.  The jacket is made from a lightweight cotton, with a Crown zipper with two-way teeth, a belted back, handwarmer pockets and belt adjusters on the side.  It is unlined.
 

Chest (pit to pit): 21-1/2″ (doubled = 43″)

Shoulder to shoulder: 17-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23-3/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 25-1/4″

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1940s Sno-Fo shawl collar coat

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This vintage coat was made in the 1940s by the Excel Garment Mfg. Co of Minneapolis, Minnesota under their Sno Fo label.  The coat has a cotton shell with a sheepskin lining and collar. It has handwarmer pockets and flapped cargo pockets with leather reinforcement on the pockets.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26-1/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 42″

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WWII Colvinex flight jacket

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This vintage jacket was made around 1943, and started off life as an electrically heated CFN-24 flight suit, made with Colvinex metal yarn. It has a wartime Talon zipper with a bell shaped pull and an unmarked deco stopbox. It has a snap throat latch and double snap under collar closure.  These Colvinex suits were popular post-war as motorcycle jacket conversions, as they were extremely well made, durable, inexpensive as surplus, and due to their separable bottom zippers, could be cut down into a jacket style with relative ease.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″
Shoulder to shoulder: 20″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26″
Length (base of collar to hem): 22-3/4″

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