Notch Lapel Double Breasted tweed suit

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This vintage suit was made in the late 1950s-early 1960s. It is an unusual style, popular for an extremely brief period around 1960, usually seen in sportcoat form. The suit is double breasted, with narrow notch lapels and a sharp cutaway. It has a button on belted back, with four buttons, horizontally oriented cuff buttons, tab adjusters on the waistband of the suit and pegged trousers. This one is NOS with the original tags still on it, and unhemmed legs.

Chest (pit to pit): 22-1/2″ (doubled = 45″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/4″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 28-1/2″
Waist (side to side): 15″ (doubled = 30″)
Outseam: 47-1/2″
Inseam: 37″
Rise: 10-1/2″

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Capps Suit

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This vintage suit was made in the late 1950s-early 1950s by Capps Clothes and was sold by The Hub, Bozeman, Montana. It is a classic two button, notch lapel cut, with a short center vent, and single pleated, cuffed pants.
The fabric is black and blue with a fantastic weave, which can be best seen in the shot of the zipper. Pants measure 30×28.5 and the jacket fits a size 38.

Jacket
Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-1/4″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 30-1/2″

Pants
Waist: 15″ (doubled = 30″)
Inseam: 28-1/2″
Outseam: 41″
Rise: 12-1/2″
Thigh: 13″
Knee: 12″
Cuff: 10″
Cuff width: 1-3/4″

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Curlee Clothes Suit

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This vintage suit was made in the early 1960s by Curlee Clothes and was sold by McCracken Bros in Bozeman, Montana. It is single breasted, with a two button front and short side vents. The fabric is a subtle black and emerald green. Pants are flat fronted, cuffed and have a talon zipper. Jacket would best fit a size 42, and pants measure 35×30

Jacket
Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 30-1/2″

Pants
Waist: 17-1/2″ (doubled = 35″)
Inseam: 30″
Outseam: 41-1/2″
Rise: 11-1/2″
Thigh: 12″
Knee: 11″
Cuff: 8-1/2″
Cuff width: 1-1/2″

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HSM belt-back tweed suit

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This vintage suit was made in the late 1960s-early 1970s by Hart Schaffner & Marx during a brief revival of 1930s belt-back styles. While many from this period have scalloped pocket flaps and other 1970s detailing, this one plays it very close to the originals. It is made of brown wool tweed with a rust colored overcheck. It has patch pockets, and a belted, pleated back. The jacket is half-lined.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 30-1/2″

Pants
Waist: 17″ (doubled = 34″)
Inseam: 29-1/4″, 2″ to let out
Outseam: 41″
Thigh: 12″
Knee: 9-3/4″
Cuff: 10″

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1930s Armorknit overcoat

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This vintage overcoat was made in the 1930s by Armorknit and was sold by Kennedy’s under their “Club Clothes” Label.  It is marked a size 40, but has a 52″ chest measurement, placing it squarely in larger territory. It has a 1936 union tag, which places its date of manufacture between 1936 and 1939.  It has wide notch lapels, raglan shoulders, and button cuffs.  There is a chew on the hem near the corner, and some staining to the lining near the label. This is some of the weightiest overcoat material I’ve felt- it really lives up to the “Armorknit” name.
Chest: 26″Length: 47″Center to Cuff: 36″
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