Please scroll down to view more photos
Genuine Vintage 1940's / Demob / CC41 Label Utility Suit Size UK / US 38 , EU 48. Fantastic quality and styling, its got everything, Mid to Heavyweight pure wool cloth.Each piece has its own CC41 label.It's not perfect, it could be worn as is but sold for restoration, well worth the effort. You can easily see from the pics that its overall condition is good.
Condition: Good. but would benefit from repairs.In our opinion it is not too daunting at all ,we just do not have time to bring it back to it's former glory.
Jacket: Some fraying at cuffs ( see pics), hole in left sleeve and poorly repaired pocket tear ( see pic). Sleeve linings discoloured with age and need re stiching in places at armhole.2 front buttons missing. The twill lining itself is in excellent condition
Trousers: 2 small holes/snags near fly, 2 of the braces buttons are odd, some small areas of fraying at trouser bottom hems, hard to notice when worn.typical age related discolouration to waistband ling and pocket linings.Some discolouration to one leg near fly, see pic, we can gladly offer advice on this and any other aspect.
Waistcoat:Excellent overall, just some age related discolouration to lining.One hard to notice odd button
Width armpit to armpit 20.5"
Across Waist 18.5"
Length from centre of collar to cuff 34"
Length from collar seam to hem 29.5"
Armpit to cuff 17.75"
Shoulder seam to cuff: 24.5"
Shoulder seam to seam: 17.5"
Twin pleat front,Button Fly, Buttons for bracess, waistband ticket pocket, High rise,1 back pocket
Waist: 34", could be let out by 1"
Inside Leg 31.5" ,you could sacrifice the cuffs to give an extra 3"
Trouser bottom width:10.5"
Outseam from top of waistband 43.5"
4 Welted pockets
Length at back from collar seam to hem 19"
Lemgth at front from collar seam to lowest point 24"
See our MEASUREMENTS AND SIZING GUIDE
1/ New, with or without tags, we will state if perfect or if a second
2/ Immaculate: It may have been worn a few times but looks and feels fresh with no signs of wear
3/ Excellent: Used item with no significant faults, we mention even the slightest detail.
4/ Very Good Condition; Signs of use but plenty of life left in it and perfectly wearable, any faults found are detailed.
5/ Good Condition: Overall condition is good, but has some issues that we will mention. probably listed because it is an interesting, or unusual example.
6/ Relic: Unusual item but with lots of issues that are detailed, strictly for the collector.
SHIPPING: Click on the shipping tab above to see method and prices or email us for a quote. We only charge ACTUAL shipping cost, by the BEST and most cost effective systems we can find for each destination, we do not have control of the price.
SEE OUR SHOP POLICIES PAGE FOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Specialists in Classic & Vintage British Tweed
An ever changing range of Individual Tweed Jackets, Tweed /Woollen Suits, Overcoats by choice makers of the past and present: Dunn & Co, Crombie, Bladen, Aquascutum, Daks, John G Hardy, Hardy Amies, Harris Tweed, Donegal, Magee and other hard to fine items including rare bespoke tailored jackets, suits and much more.
We are the original eBay tweed specialists and have over 25 years of experience for you to benefit from. Our passion for tweed is unbounded. The first class service we provide is backed by a knowledgeable, dedicated team.
If you can't find what you are looking for in our shop, we may be able to make it for you - see our own new Bookster Range of made to order Tweed and Wool suitings, we offer over 120 different cloths ( from heaviest estate tweeds to summer light weights) including John G Hardy, Johnstons of Elgin, Islay and Harris Tweed.
PLEASE VISIT OUR "ABOUT THE SELLER" page for more details.