1950s band western shirts

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These vintage western shirts were custom made for a country/western band in the 1950s.  All are made of a satin material, with red piping and pearl snaps.
 
White Yoke Black Body
Collar: 16″

Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)

Shoulder to shoulder: 18-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 27″
Length (base of collar to hem): 33-1/2″
 
Black Yoke White Body
Collar:  15-3/4″

Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)

Shoulder to shoulder 18-1/2″:
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 27-1/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31-1/4″
 
White Yoke Black Body
Collar: 15-1/4″

Chest (pit to pit): 26″ (doubled = 52″)

Shoulder to shoulder:17-3/4″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 27-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 32″
 
White Yoke Black Body
Collar: No collar snap, 16″

Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)

Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 27″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31-1/2″
 
Black Yoke White Body
Collar: 16″

Chest (pit to pit): 25″ (doubled = 50″)

Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 27-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 32-1/4″

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Californian leather jacket

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This vintage jacket was made by the California Sportswear Company of Los Angeles, California under their Californian label.

Tagged size: 44
Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26″
Length (base of collar to hem): 21″

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1950s Penney’s Sportclad gabardine jacket

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This vintage jacket was made in the early 1950s for Penney’s under the Sportclad label. It is made of khaki colored wool gabardine, with elastic side panels for a neat silhouette, an evolution of the half-belt and side adjuster buckes of 1930s jackets of a similar style. The jacket has a Talon zipper, with the deep grooved, unmarked U shaped stop box which was used in the early 1950s.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23″
Length (base of collar to hem): 24-3/8″

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1950s Atomic Fleck black and white jacket

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This vintage jacket was made in the 1950s and was sold by Monarch Clothes, Billings, Montana. It is a bold atomic fleck sportcoat, with a blue-black background and white flecks. It has patch pockets, flapped on the hips, a short vent, and pearloid buttons. It is half-lined, as was typical of jackets of this era, and bears a 1949 union tag.

Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 20″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 27″
Length (base of collar to hem): 32-1/2″

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1950s Hart Schaffner & Marx Trumpeter Sportswear sportcoat

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This vintage jacket was made by Hart Schaffner & Marx in the late 1950s. It is made of striped dark blue and orange wool with a diamond weave. It has a three button front and notch lapels. The jacket is half-lined.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length (base of collar to hem): 29-3/4″

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1930s studded, jeweled western belt

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This vintage leather western belt was made in the 1930s. It is made of a natural colored leather with a geometric (squares over octagons) tooled pattern. It has a double prong garrison style buckle. As was popular with western belts of the period, it is embellished with jewels and studs. It is faintly marked “Genuine Full Grain Cowhide Bridle” on the back. This is a rare example of one of the earlier designs of this style.

Sizing (remember to take measurement over pants)
Length to first set of holes: 30-1/2″
Length to last set of holes: 33-1/2″
Belt Width: 1-3/4″

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1960s rockabilly blanket shirt jacket

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This vintage shirt jacket was probably made in the 1960s. The influence of Hudson’s Bay point blanket coats is clear, with the classic red color scheme with black stripe. The cut is taken from a pullover shirt style of the 1950s, with two buttons at the neck. This one was probably made from a pattern for such a shirt, but made of striped material. It’s not wool, some kind of fleecy synthetic, but with its napped surface, it looks the part.

Chest (pit to pit): 27″
Shoulder to shoulder: 20″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length: 28″

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Cowboy Joe Las Vegas shirt

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This vintage gabardine shirt was made in the early-mid 1950s by Cowboy Joe. It is their “Las Vegas” model. It is made of two tone gabardine, seafoam for the body, and green for the contrast. It has Rau-Klikit pearl snaps. The male side of the snap second from the top is missing. There are white piped “smile” pockets and fancy five-snap cuffs. The shoulders and collar are chainstitched with rainbow colored ribbon in abstracted flowers and plants. This is the same model of shirt worn by Elvis’s bass player, Bill Black and guitarist, Scotty Moore c. 1954. This example bears the marks of a lifetime of use, with stains and wear to the fabric.

Chest (pit to pit): 22-1/2″
Shoulder to Shoulder: 17″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 22-1/2″
Collar: 15″

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Cowboy Joe shirt

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This vintage gabardine shirt was made in the early-mid 1950s by Cowboy Joe. It is made of two tone gabardine, sandy tan for the body, and black for the contrast. Scotty Moore and Bill Black wore this model of shirt in their early days with Elvis, c. 1954. This particular example probably dates from just before that, as it has buttons instead of pearl snaps. It has rainbow ribbon chainstitching of abstracted flowers and plants on the front yoke.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″
Shoulder to Shoulder: 16″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Collar: 15″

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