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Vintage 1930s black evening wear mess wool waistcoat military buttons chest 36"
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Very Good vintage condition - some rubbed and worn spots on the wool felt. Lining stained under

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08 May, 2014 13:23:36 BST
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Condition: Used : Split the cost with friends
An item that has been previously worn. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller notes: Very Good vintage condition - some rubbed and worn spots on the wool felt. Lining stained under armpits but does not show when the waistcoat is worn.
Decade: 1930s Vintage Type: True Vintage
Look: Tailored Material: 100% Wool
Chest Size: 36 inches Chest Size Measurement: 36
Main Colour: Blacks Exact Colour: black

This is a vintage black evening wear waistcoat. Probably dating from 1920s -1930s. 

Please note true vintage waistcoats are much shorter than modern waistcoats and come just above the waistline- they would have been worn over a cummerbund. 

This waistcoat is black pure wool fabric at the front and black satin fabric at the back.  It has a small narrow lapel collar with round shape at the ends.  It fastens at the front with four brass military buttons and there are two small slip in front pockets.  At the back there is an adjuster strap with a metal buckle to alter to the correct fitting.

The waistcoat is lined with glazed striped cream cotton fabric. 

Size 36 chest - from armpit to armpit measures 18 inches.  Length from nape of neck to hem is 21 inches.

Condition - there is damage on the outer wool front some rubbed and worn patches in the wool felt and a small hole at the side.  The buttons are original.  There are marks under both arms on the lining  - of course these do not show when the waistcoat is worn.  
A genuine vintage waistcoat for formal evening wear - or looks great over a shirt with jeans. 

Postage and packing in UK £4.50 in UK -  If you need the item more quickly please select the special delivery service which is much faster and includes full insurance.  

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