1930s J.C. Penney Sol-Air straw boater hat

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This vintage boater was made in the 1930s and was sold by the J.C. Penney Company under the Solar Straws / Sol-Air Conditioned label. It is an open weave, and has a Bon Ton Ivy ventilated floating sweatband. The hat has a distinctive hatband design, and is a 7-3/8.

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1950s Penney’s Town Clad jacket

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This vintage jacket was made in the 1950s and was sold by Penney’s under the Town-Clad label. It is made of blue wool, and is single breasted with patch pockets, rounded lapels and a two button front. It bears a pre (R) 1949 union tag.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31″

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1930s-1940s Penney’s Brown Tweed Suit

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This vintage suit was made in the late 1930s – mid 1940s and was sold by the J.C. Penny Co., Inc. It is made of flecky brown Donegal Tweed, in a three button cut. The jacket has a purple half-lining. There is a faded union label in the pocket, unfortunately now illegible. The patns have buttons for braces, dropped narrow belt loops and a Serval zipper. They are cuffed.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23″
Length (base of collar to hem): 28-1/2″

Waist (side to side): 15″ (doubled = 30″)
Outseam: 40″
Inseam: 29″
Rise: 11″

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