Absolutely superb and all authentic 1940's single breasted three-piece Pinstripe Suit. Bespoke and fully hand-tailored by HOGGETT & SON / Leicester, labelled and dated February 9th 1947. Cut from wonderful rich and supple medium weight chocolate brown wool cloth with ivory pinstripes. This suit is an absolutely outstanding example of 40's British tailoring.
All the features you'd expect from a characteristic and first class suit from that period. True collectors piece, very rare find..Superb cut and styling with three-button single breasted front to the jacket, beautifully curved pointed lapels! , suppressed (hourglass) waist, straight flap side pockets, slanted breast pocket, no rear vent. Elegant and nicely shaped shoulders, slightly padded, fully canvassed and hand-picked lapels, perfect buttonholes, sewn by hand. Tobacco brown rayon lining, cream sleeve linings with stripes, two pockets inside.
All buttons are original and cross-stitched. Fabulous trousers: very wide cut legs with large (2.5) cuffs, high waisted with fishtail back, double forward! Pleated, straight on-seam side pockets, one buttoned rear pocket. Double hook closure, full button fly, buttons for braces. Very snug fitting six-button waistcoat with darted front and four slanted pockets.
Chocolate brown rayon to the rear with buckle adjustment. Matching cream lining with stripes.No size given but all measurements suggest some slim fitting US/UK size of 36. Jacket here is displayed on a 36 mannequin. Please check the following measurements (with the garments laying flat). Shoulder seam to seam: 16. Shoulder seam to cuff: 24.5.
Collar seam to hem: 27.5. Length of back: 20.5.Waist: 31" (1.5" to let out). This suit comes from my private collection of fine vintage gent's attire. It sells without the shirt, tie, pocket square and pair of shoes pictured. The item "Incredible 1940's Vintage bespoke&dated Three-Piece Pinstripe Suit, 36/31 mint" is in sale since Friday, October 30, 2020.
This item is in the category "Clothes, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage Clothing & Accessories\Men's Vintage Clothing\Suits". The seller is "pipoletto2000" and is located in Hamburg. This item can be shipped to United States, European Union member countries, Japan, Canada.