1940s Crown spring loaded zippers

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401019563252
These vintage zippers were made in the 1940s. They are heavy duty, with two-way teeth, developed for the army during WWII, and a spring loaded, pin lock slider. The tape measures 10-3/4″, the teeth track measures 7-1/2″.

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1940s NOS burgundy swim briefs

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281692418263
This vintage bathing suit was made in the 1940s. It is made of burgundy wool with a drawstring waistband, considered sleeker and sportier at the time than the belted models. It still has the original size tag and care tags attached to the suit.

Waist (unstretched) – 14″ (doubled = 28″)
Waist (stretched) – 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Side Seam – 11″
Rise – 15″

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1940s NOS swimsuit

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281692368651
This vintage bathing suit was made in the 1940s. It is made of blue wool with a drawstring waistband, considered sleeker and sportier at the time than the belted models. It still has the original size tag and care tags attached to the suit.

Waist (unstretched) – 14″ (doubled = 28″)
Waist (stretched) – 19″ (doubled = 38″)
Side Seam – 11″
Rise – 15″

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Deadstock 1930s wool swimsuit

These are the same model as a pair of deadstock trunks I sold last year.  Always fun to get multiples. LINK

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281124723374
This vintage swimsuit was made in the 1930s. It is an unusual flesh-tone, with subtle confetti flecking to the material. It has belt loops for a belt, and a flapped, buttoned coin/key pocket. They are lined. They are in excellent condition.

Waist (unstretched): 11″ (doubled = 22″)
Waist (stretched): 16″ (doubled = 32″)
Side Seam: 9″
Rise: 12-3/4″

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Deadstock 1950s swimsuit 04

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281124732014
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.

Waist (unstretched): 10″ (doubled = 20″)
Waist (stretched): 15″ (doubled = 30″)
Side Seam: 8″
Rise: 12-1/2″

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