1930s Jantzen Half-Hitch

These vintage swim trunks were made by Jantzen in the late 1930s. This particular model was known as the “half-hitch”, after its half-concealed belt. That model was made from about 1937-1942. This is one of the earlier versions of it. Unfortunately, they are heavily moth eaten.

Waist (unstretched): 13″ (doubled = 26″)
Waist (stretched): 19″ (doubled = 38″)
Side Seam: 10-1/2″
Rise: 14″

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1930s men’s maroon wool swimsuit

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This vintage swimsuit was made in the 1930s. It is a ribbed maroon colored wool. There is a flapped and buttoned key pocket. The belt is tan, white, purple, blue and yellow and has a silvertone solid brass buckle. They are in great condtion.

Waist unstretched: 12-1/2″ (doubled = 25″)
Waist stretched: 16″ (doubled = 32″)
Rise: 10-1/2″
Side Seam: 7″