1950s Michael Stern suit

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401057412818

This vintage suit was made by Michaels- Stern of Rochester, NY from Courier Cloth and was sold the Hub Clothing Co of Moorhead, Minnesota. Courier Cloth was advertised as being woven from mid-weight wool in such a way that made it particularly hard wearing.

Chest (pit to pit): 23-1/2″ (doubled = 47″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 29″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 27-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 32-1/2″
Waist (side to side): 18″ (doubled = 36″)
Outseam: 45-1/2″
Inseam: 33″
Rise: 11-1/2″

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1960s Raleigh Haberdasher suit

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401057414857

This vintage suit was made in 1961 and sold at high end Washington DC menswear store, Raleigh Haberdasher.  It has a two button front, a black and silver almost-herringbone fabric and narrow peak lapels.

Chest (pit to pit): 23-1/2″ (doubled = 47″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/4″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 31″
Waist (side to side): 34″
Outseam: 43-1/2″
Inseam: 32″
Rise: 11-1/2″

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Hart Schaffner & Marx flannel suit

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272109451502

This vintage suit was made from Eton Flannel by Hart Schaffner & Marx in the 1950s and was sold by Joe Ramos of National City.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31″
Waist (side to side): 16″ (doubled = 32″)
Outseam: 42-1/2″
Inseam: 31-1/4″
Rise: 11-1/4″

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Jack Frost peak lapel suit

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401057283971

This vintage suit was made by the Utah Woolen Mills of Salt Lake City, Utah under their Jack Frost Woolen Wear label.  A classic 1950s western style, this one was made relatively late for the details, in 1962.  It has a striped fabric, with peak lapels, a three button front, front and back yokes, bi-swing shoulders, double breast pockets, flapped, pleated pockets and leather buttons.  The pants have fancy western belt loops and pockets, and a button fly.
Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 29″
Waist (side to side):17-1/4″ (doubled = 34-1/2″)
Outseam: 40-1/2″
Inseam: 31″
Rise: 9.5″

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Sterling Tailoring Co. Jacket

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This vintage suit jacket was made in 1952 by the Sterling Tailoring Co of Indianapolis, Indiana for a Mr. Robert Dahl, and was originally sold by Coopers Mens Shop. The jacket is half-lined, ventless and has patch pockets.

Chest (pit to pit): 20-1/2″
Shoulder to shoulder: 16-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26-1/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 32-3/4″

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The Batch Clothing Co. jacket and vest

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This vintage suit was made by the Batch Tailoring Company of Helena Montana in February of 1950 for an A.J. Murphy. Unfortunately, the pants have gone missing at some point in the past sixty five years, so this is only the jacket and vest.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″(doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 30″
Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)

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1940s Miller western suit

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272040586560

This vintage suit was made in the postwar period, by Miller Western Wear of Denver, Colorado. This is a fairly early variant of the style, made sometime in the late 1940s through early 1950s. It has a three button front, peak lapels, saddlebag pockets and bi-swing shoulders. The pants have western style belt loops and pearl snap pockets.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 29″
Waist (side to side): 15″ (doubled = 30″)
Outseam: 40-3/4″
Inseam: 29-1/2″
Rise: 11-1/4″

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1940s Bouldercord Suit

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This vintage work suit was made in the mid-late 1940s. It is made in California of Vat Dyed Mercerized Sanforized Bouldercord whipcord.  The jacket is waist length, with small, mid-set flapped patch pockets and a shirt style collar.  It has a Talon zipper, with a square hole pull and Talon marked U shaped stop box, which put the date of manufacture in the years immediately after WWII. The pants are flat fronted, and appear to have had original cuffs let down.
Chest (pit to pit): 24-1/2″ (doubled = 49)
Shoulder to shoulder: 22″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 23-3/4″
Waist (side to side): 18″ (doubled = 36″)
Outseam: 46″
Inseam: 31-3/4″
Rise: 14-1/4″

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1950s brown double breasted suit jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401007304262
This vintage jacket was made in the 1950s. It is double breasted, with a 4×6 closure, half lining and Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 1949 union label. Unfortunately the original owner removed the label in this jacket, along with all the labels in all his clothes, some of which I also have listed. The fabric is lightweight with a certain rough quality reminiscent of Palm Beach cloth.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 30-3/4″

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1950s blue suit

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272009503686
This vintage suit was made in the 1950s. It is a striking shade of light blue, with a single breasted, two button front, patch pockets and drop loops on the cuffed pants.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 34″

Waist (Side to side): 16″
Inseam: 46″
Outseam: 32-1/2″
Rise: 13-1/2″

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