Campus Sportswear horsehide leather jacket

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This jacket was made in the late ’40s-mid 1950s timeframe by Campus Sportswear. It is made of horsehide in a classic half-belt utility jacket design that was popular from the 1930s-1950s. This one brings a bit of a ’50s twist to the design in the form of the swooping stitching/welt running up the front of the jacket. The jacket has slash handwarmer pockets, a zipped breast pocket, and adjuster belts on the sides. It has a brass Talon zipper of the design introduced in the late 1940s. The jacket has a quilted lining.

Chest (pit to pit): 22-1/2″
Shoulder to shoulder: 17-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23-1/2″
Length: 25″

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1940s/1950s Arrow Seashell men’s swimsuit

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These vintage swim trunks were made by Arrow (yes that Arrow- the one that made shirts and ties) in the late ’40s or 1950s. They have an atomic / Hawaiian seashell print on the front panel, and a woven satin- type fabric on the back- probably some kind of acetate blend. The front is lined and they have a key pocket and drawstring waist.

Waist unstretched: 11″ (doubled = 22″)
Waist stretched: 17″ (doubled = 34″)
Rise: 14″
Side Seam: 8-1/2″

   
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Vintage 1950s men’s Campus swimsuit

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This vintage men’s swim suit was made in the 1950s by Campus Sportswear. They are white with a black waistband, and a white lace-up belt. The front is lined- they are in excellent condition.

Waist unstretched: 13″ (doubled = 26″)
Waist stretched: 16-1/2″ (doubled = 35″)
Rise: 11″
Side Seam: 6-1/2″

   
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1950s men’s Campus Sportswear swim suit

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This vintage men’s swimsuit was made in the 1950s by Campus Sportswear. It is a white stretch material with blue stripes. The waist elastic has lost some of its stretch it would seem, and the drawstring is missing.

Waist unstretched: 13″ (doubled = 26″)
Waist stretched: 16″ (doubled = 32″)
Rise: 11-1/4″
Side Seam: 5″
   
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