1930s belted men’s bathing suit swim briefs

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281692399016
This vintage swimsuit was made in the late 1930s-mid 1940s. They have an incredible textural ribbed fabric, tunneled buttonhole beltloops, a tri-tone belt, buttoned key/coin pocket and built in supporter.

Waist (unstretched) – 16-1/2″ (doubled = 33″)
Waist (stretched) – 20″ (doubled = 40″)
Side Seam – 10″
Rise – 13″

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1930s belted burgundy men’s bathing suit swim briefs

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271870431528
This vintage swimsuit was made in the late 1930s. It is made of burgundy wool with belt loops and side piping. It has a false fly seam, snapped coin/key pocket and built in supporter.

Waist (unstretched): 16-1/2″ (doubled = 33″)
Waist (Stretched): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Side seam: 9″
Rise: 14-1/2″

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1950s Abercrombie and Fitch nylon swimsuit

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281321134006
This vintage men’s bathing suit was made in Austria in the mid 1950s. It is made of 100% Helanca Nylon, in an elastic waisted brief cut, with a zipper coin / key pocket. The pocket is closed with a German Zipp brand zipper. The suit was sold by Abercrombie and Fitch, back when they were still a high quality men’s shop and outdoor outfitter.The suit has a built in supporter panel made of the same nylon.

Tagged size: L
Waist (unstretched): 12-1/2″ (doubled = 25″)
Waist (stretched): 18″ (36″)
Side Seam: 7-3/4″
Rise: 13″

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Deadstock 1930s wool swimsuit

These are the same model as a pair of deadstock trunks I sold last year.  Always fun to get multiples. LINK

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281124723374
This vintage swimsuit was made in the 1930s. It is an unusual flesh-tone, with subtle confetti flecking to the material. It has belt loops for a belt, and a flapped, buttoned coin/key pocket. They are lined. They are in excellent condition.

Waist (unstretched): 11″ (doubled = 22″)
Waist (stretched): 16″ (doubled = 32″)
Side Seam: 9″
Rise: 12-3/4″

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1940s French Emo brand swimsuit

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281123646313
These vintage swim trunks were made in France in the 1930s – 1940s. They are a bit lower waisted than American-made suits of the period, which is typical. They are gray wool, and have loops for a belt. The brand name is “Emo”, and they have a sailboat patch bearing that brand name on the left hip. They are unlined

Waist (unstretched): 14″
Waist (stretched): 21″
Side Seam: 7″
Rise: 12″

 

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