This is a beautifully tailored vintage mens suit, dated March 22nd, 1954 on the tailors label. The suit is made in a blue gabardine type wool. The jacket is made in a double breasted style with padded shoulders and peaked lapels. The jacket has a three button closure and three buttons at the end of each sleeve.
There is a jetted pocket at either side and a pocket at the left breast. The jacket is half lined in blue satin fabric. The pants are pleated and have a zippered fly and cuffed legs. The suit is of excellent quality. Retailers label: Made Expressly for R Hillier & Sons Ltd.La Tuque & Val DOr Que. Lombardi Preferred Clothes Limited Montreal. Krebal France Date March 22th (sic) 1954. It is a beautiful fabric, excellent quality with nice fall. This is definitely a fall/winter suit.
They dont make fabric of this quality any longer and havent for some time. Sizing: No size is indicated, as it was custom tailored, but this should fit a medium to large size, probably a size 42 tall. Please rely on the following measurements for fit, taken from the exterior (please take the thickness of the wool into consideration).
Shoulders: 20 across, from shoulder/sleeve seam to shoulder/sleeve seam. Sleeves: 27 from shoulder/sleeve seam. Chest: 46 around, taken under the arms chest requires 4 to fit 42.
Overall length: 31, measured flat. Waist: 36, uncinched by a belt and with the tabs fully let out.
Condition: This suit is in excellent condition with no wear, tear, stains or odors. This suit looks like it saw little, if any, use and was very well kept over the years, amazing for a suit that is almost 63 years old. This is a wonderful early 50s era suit - beautiful quality with great fit and style.... The item "Vintage 1950s Mens Suit Blue Gab Wool Dated 1954 Size L 42 Tall" is in sale since Tuesday, January 24, 2017. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Men's Vintage Clothing\Suits".The seller is "poppysvintageclothing" and is located in Champlain, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, China, Japan, Australia.