1930s field boots

These vintage boots were made in the 1930s. They are a tall lace up field boot style, with speed hooks, the original metal tipped flat cotton laces, plain toes, nailed leather soles and rubber heels of a great design I haven’t seen before. They are a size 10 and measure 12″ heel to toe and 4-1/4″ at the widest point of the sole.

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1930s lace up field boots

These vintage boots were made in the 1920s or 1930s. They are a men’s size 7, and are a tall lace up field boot style. This style was popular with hunters and workmen during this period. They have 18 eyelets, and are a rare wingtip style. They have roamer brand rubber soles, long since cracked, and Ritz brand heels. The leather has been conditioned and while it does show wear, is still supple. The soles will definitely need to be replaced if these are to be worn. They measure 11-1/4″ heel to toe (outsole).

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Palladium Lace up Shirt


This vintage shirt was made by Palladium Fifth Avenue in the 1950s. This type of lace up pullover was popular following inclusion of a similar style in such programs as Disney’s Davy Crockett serial. This sueded cotton version is a fairly sedate interpretation of that look.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″

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Ponderosa Shirt Jacket


This vintage western shirt jacket is labeled simply “ponderosa”.  It is a heavy burgundy colored wool, with a lace up front.  The shoulders are lined. Chest (pit to pit): 22″Shoulder to shoulder: 18″Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23″    PhotobucketPhotobucket




Sailor Pullover


This vintage canvas shirt jacket was made by Atlantis Ultimate Weathergear of Sag Harbour, New York.  It is a heavy navy blue canvas with two chest pockets and a lace up front.  There is some staining and fade to the material. It is raglan shouldered.
Chest: 23″ (doubled =46 = size 42)
Sleeve: 34-1/2″
Length: 33″    PhotobucketPhotobucket


1930s Lace Up Allen-A Lifeguard Swim Suit

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This vintage cotton gabardine swimsuit was made in the 1930s by Allen-A Life Guard.  I’ve attached an ad from 1938 advertising this model.  As opposed to the usual elastic or wool construction, these lace up at the hip.  They have a round coin pocket.  There is some wear and light fading, but these have made it through the past 70+ years remarkably well.

Marked size: 30
Waist minimum size (side to side): 14″ (doubled =28″)
Waist maximum size (side to side): 14-3/4″ (doubled = 29-1/2″)
Rise: 11.5″
Side: 6.5″