Saturday, December 11, 2010

Elegant 1950s Evening Suit

The elegant contrast to evening jackets with notched lapels: a classic shawl-collared dinner suit by Burton Black, circa 1950s, in superb condition with a 43" chest and 31.5-inch long trousers. Here is the description of this refined evening suit by its owner, our reliable friend Peter in Herefordshire:
Superb Vintage Burton Circa 1950's Black Single Breasted Evening / Dinner Suit. UK/US Size 40. EU Size 50
It does not have a working cuff this will make it easier to have the sleeve length adjusted, the trousers have a zip fly, button waist adjusters and braces buttons. Beautiful cloth, fabulous cut and styling. In fantastic Great condition for its age. Rare opportunity, Don't miss it.
Condition: Excellent Overall, just some feint marks to arm hole lining, and trouser waistband and pocket bag lining. 
(T024)
GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

Jacket
Width armpit to armpit: 21.5"
Across Waist: 20"
Length from centre of collar to cuff: 35"
Length from collar seam to hem: 29.75"
Armpit to cuff: 18.5"
Shoulder seam to cuff: 25.5"
Shoulder seam to seam: 18.5"

Trousers
Twin Pleat Front, Metal Zip Fly, Braces Buttons, Button Waist Adjusters, Waistband Ticket Pocket, 1 back pocket
Waist: 32", could be let out by 3"
Inside Leg 31.5" ,1.5" hem to let down,
Trouser bottom width: 8.75"

SEE THIS ELEGANT DINNER SUIT HERE