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.
This jacket was made in the 1940s by Hart Schaffner & Marx for The Hub, Thisted’s, Great Falls, Montana.
Chest (pit to pit): 22-1/2″ (doubled = 45″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18-3/4″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-1/4″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 30″
This vintage overcoat was made in the 1950s under the Hubcraft label for the Lewistown, Montana location of The Hub department store, owned by Joe Alweis. The coat is made of blue gabardine and has wide Bold Look lapels, a three button fly front, cuffed sleeves and a plain, vented back. It is half-lined and has an early variant 1949 ACWofA union tag. With a chest measurement of 46″ and a standard 6″ drop for overcoats, this would best fit someone who wears a size 40.
Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 45-1/2″