1940s brown sanforized shorts

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These vintage cotton twill shorts were made in the 1940s. They have piped side seams, single pleats, an attached belt, front coin/key pocket and a single rear pocket. They are Sanforized and have a button fly.

Waist (side to side): 18″ (doubled = 36″)
Outseam: 14-1/2″
Inseam: 3-1/2″

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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

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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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