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).
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.
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.
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″
Side Seam: 9″
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″)
Side Seam: 7-3/4″