This vintage one piece swimsuit was made in the 1960s, part of a short lived revival of 1920s mens swimsuit styles. It is a copy of a one piece 1920s style, with a blue top, striped bottom and a white belt. Unlike the originals, which were made of wool, this one is made of nylon. It was never sold or worn, and still has the original tags. It is tagged a size medium
Waist (unstretched): 14″ (doubled = 28″)
Waist (Stretched): 20″ (doubled = 40″)
Crotch to shoulder, unstretched: 26″
Outseam (from seam between top and bottom): 10″
This vintage swimsuit was made in the 1960s by Campus Sportswear. This was part of the brief resurgence of 1920s men’s styles in the ’60s. This is a late ’20s or early ’30s style, a one piece, with side cutouts. There are belt loops for what would probably be a white web belt. The suit is marked a size 28-30.
This vintage bathing suit was made in the mid 1930s. This was a transitional time between the age of one or two piece men’s bathing suits, and that of topless bathing suits. The top is detachable on this one via a Kwik zipper, which bears patents no 1752111, 1814244, and a third which is somewhat difficult to read. The trunks have a diamond gusseted crotch and belt loops. The top is striped.
These Hanes Fig leaf combination union suits were advertised in the early 1940s, but the design doesn’t seem to have lasted very long. This one is deadstock, and is a size 38 (measured by chest measurement, like an undershirt).
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This vintage men’s bathing suit is from the 1920s or early 1930s. No makers label, just a content label saying that it is part wool. Feels like the rest is probably cotton, because, if anything, it feels like a soft cotton knit T-shirt. It has a skirt and side cutouts. Sizing on these one pieces can be a bit tricky- please refer to the measurements.
Waist unstretched: 13″ (doubled = 26″)
Waist stretched: 20″ (doubled = 40″ )
Shoulder to crotch unstretched: 22″
Shoulder to crotch stretched: 26″