Archie pulls it off perfectly, as he does everything he wears.
On a trip I made last week to Milwaukee, Wisconsin I found some nice vintage jackets for prices far better than in New York. Both are displayed on my friends' moms' recently purchased 1900's-1920's clothing bust (is there a proper name?)
The first one is a plum colored sportcoat with a stamped date of October 17th 1933.
The second is a nice deep blue possibly orphaned double breasted jacket from the earlier part of the 1940's. Has the 1939 union tag.
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That plum jacket is lovely. Very rare colour. If it doesn't fit you, and was the right size for me, I'd certainly be interested in purchasing it from, or trading for it with, you!
I think that the plum jacket was once part of a suit.
Here is one I picked up at Aardvark's on Melrose like 18 yrs ago. I'm glad I can still wear it too!
British, late 30s. Has 2 rear vents.
any labels on that jacket ?
Not that I know of, but i'll have another look. I bought it off a mate of yours (he mentioned that you'd seen my username in his eBay feedback); I guess you've probably seen it before.
Note the lack of an outer breast pocket and slanted hip pockets.
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