1930s boys swimsuit

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This vintage swimsuit was made in the 1930s. They are made from blue waffle knit wool, with double piped side seams. The belt has tunneled loops and a double ring belt buckle. There is heavy staining on the outside on the back side, and several moth bites on the front, near the waistband on the right hip (photo side left).

Waist (unstretched): 11″ (doubled = 22″)
Waist (Stretched): 14″ (doubled =28″)
Side Seam: 8″
Rise: 12″

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Deadstock 1950s swimsuit 04

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These vintage swim trunks were made after WWII and bear a size/price tag with a “Ceiling Price”. They are made of a knit rayon. Despite being deadstock, they have holes from storage, see the pictures.

Waist (unstretched): 10″ (doubled = 20″)
Waist (stretched): 15″ (doubled = 30″)
Side Seam: 8″
Rise: 12-1/2″

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1960s Penney’s Towncraft swimsuit

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These vintage swim trunks were made in the 1960s. They are a long legged style, with a patterned waistband.

Waist (unstretched): 15″ (doubled = 30″)
Waist (stretched): 20″ (doubled = 40″)
Side Seam: 14″
Rise: 12-1/2″

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1930s All Wool bathing suit

This vintage men’s bathing suit was made in the 1930s. It is navy blue wool with a waffle pattern weave. Double racing stripes down the sides, and a tunneled belt. Diamond shaped crotch gusset, d-ring buckle. The front is lined. I see one small moth bite on the back.

Waist (Unstretched): 11″ (doubled = 22″)
Waist (Stretched): 17″ (doubled =34″)
Rise: 14″
Side Seam: 14″

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1930s Gatner Wikies men’s swim suit

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This vintage men’s swim suit was made in the 1930s by Gatner Wikies. There are ribbed wool, and have belt loops, but no belt. There is a flapped key pocket.

Size: 34
Waist side to side (unstretched): 15″ (doubled = 30″)
Waist side to side (stretched): 18″ (doubled = 36″)
Rise: 13-1/2″
Side Seam: 10″

   
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1930s Jantzen men’s swim suit

This vintage swim suit mas made in the 1930s through mid 1940s by Jantzen. It’s blue ribbed wool and lastex. It has a white belt with a hammered silvertone buckle. There are two small moth bites on the right hip by the waistband. There is a flapped key pocket, and the front is lined.

Marked size: 36
Waist side to side (unstretched): 15″
Waist side to side (stretched): 18″
Rise: 13″
Side Seam: 9″

   
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1930s Lastex corded men’s swimsuit

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This vintage swimsuit was made in the 1930s. It is not marked as to a manufacturer, but does have the “Lastex” tag. There is typical wear, and a tear on the side seam at the top. They are lined in the front and have a buttoned key pocket.

Waist side to side (unstretched): 13″ (doubled =26″)
Waist side to side (stretched): 17″ (doubled = 34″)
Rise: 13″
Side Seam: 7-3/4″

   
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