Greyhound bus driver’s jacket

This vintage jacket was made by Howard Uniforms of Baltimore, MD for a Greyhound bus driver. It has a zip front and Greyhound buttons and patches.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Waist: 19-1/2″ (Doubled = 39″)
Shoulder to shoulder:  18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26-1/4″
Length (Base of collar to hem):24-1/4″

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1952 Swartz Harris Tweed jacket
This vintage tweed jacket was made in 1952 by T.I Swartz & Sons, Inc. of Baltimore, Maryland for A.A. Marsteller. It is made from brown herringbone Harris Tweed, and bears the 1949 label design. It has a 1949 union label.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31″

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Hof Tex

This vintage jacket was made in the 1950s. The fabric has blue gray, brown and off-white tones in it.  The jacket has patch pockets, is skeleton lined and has a short center vent.  There is considerable moth damage to the back of the jacket, and it is missing its buttons.  It was styled by Hof-Tex clothes of Baltimore, Maryland.
Chest: 22″
Shoulder to Shoulder: 18-1/2″
Sleeve: 25″
Length: 31″






Nudie Suit

Why should ’60s Nashville stars have all the fun? Found this original suit on eBay. Sadly, the pants are much too short. Definitely not an all-the-time thing, but it puts a smile on my face to drag it out from time to time.