1940s Baseball Pants

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271246699685
These vintage baseball pants are made of gray wool flannel. They have a button fly, tunneled belt loops, stitched ventilation grommets in the crotch, and piped side seams. The back pocket has a decorative pleat.

Waist: 34″
Inseam: 20″

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1940s / 1950s Men’s yellow shorts

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.

Waist: 16-1/2″
Rise: 13″
Inseam: 2″
Side Seam: 12″

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1940s / 1950s men’s red shorts

Now on eBay! LINK

These vintage shorts were made in the 1940s or so. They are self-belted and have a button fly. They are bright red, have no pockets and were probably intended for basketball or some other athletic use.

Waist: 16-1/2″ (33″ doubled)
Rise: 14″
Inseam: 2″
Side Seam: 10-1/2″

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Deadstock canvas shoes

I have a big lot of deadstock canvas shoes. Keds and Red Ball Jets, mostly. They’re all very small sizes, women’s 4 through 5-1/2.
Want a pair? Make me an offer.
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Never even tried on or laced up!

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Mike Peppe early 1960s competition men’s swimsuit

This  racing suit was made in the late 1950s or early 1960s by Cambridge Ltd. / Scioto.  It was designed and endorsed by legendary swim and dive coach Mike Peppe and bears his name. It is 60% acetate, 30% cotton and 10% rubber, the end result of which is a fine, slightly stiff, fabric, which stretched horizontally, but not vertically.  There is a false fly, a drawstring waist and a cotton front lining.  These were sold as racing / competition suits at the time. It is marked a size 28.

Waist unstretched: 12″ (doubled = 24″)
Waist stretched: 16″ (doubled = 32″)
Rise: 12″
Side Seam: 7-1/2″

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