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    Trade: Very Nice 1940s 3 Piece DB Suit

    Does anyone have a very nice 1930s or 1940s suit that is just a little short? Well I have a couple of very nice 1940s DB suits that are a tad long on me and would like to trade. This one here fits like a 40R. Very good condition! I can wear 38Short or 40Short.
    PM me if you are interested.
    I am looking for a suit with coat that is 29" in length, from the collar seam down back. The suits I have are 30" long on the coats.

    Here is the first one:
    Hart Schaffner & Marx Blue pinstripe 3 piece dated 1940? (last number is blured and so is copyright date on union tag)
    Also says size 42 on inside.






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    I wish I did, I have been dying to land a blue pinstripe suit!
    Anything else you are looking for? I have a few pairs of 50's pants with the tags still on them, plus some early 50's (I think) dress shirts, still pinned and in a box.
    (I also have a suit jacket, dated 1940, single-breasted peaked label, made in Honduras, but it's not "cherry." You can see under the lapels that it has faded and the lining is worn.)

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    I have a 30s/40s 2-piece, double-breasted, flannel, navy, pinstripe/ropestripe that might be exactly what you're looking for. I'll send you an email.

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    I forgot, I also have an early 50's suit, medium blue, tagged size 38 (but it's a bit bigger) with the tags still on it.
    Single breasted, summerweight wool (rayon wool blend.)
    ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dakotanorth View Post
    I forgot, I also have an early 50's suit, medium blue, tagged size 38 (but it's a bit bigger) with the tags still on it.
    Single breasted, summerweight wool (rayon wool blend.)
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    I can take a look. When you get a chance just post up some pics. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveAS View Post
    I have a 30s/40s 2-piece, double-breasted, flannel, navy, pinstripe/ropestripe that might be exactly what you're looking for. I'll send you an email.
    Thx.

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    Coat: Measurements Taken Laying Flat
    Shoulders -19"
    Length - 30 1/4"
    Pit to pit - 21 1/2"
    Waist - 19"
    Sleeves - 22 1/2"

    Trousers:
    Waist - 16 1/2" (2" extra)
    Outseam - 42"
    Inseam - 29 3/4" (w/ 2" cuffs)

    Vest:
    Pit to pit - 20 1/2"
    Length - 20"
    Last edited by Johnny J; 03-30-2012 at 07:45 PM.

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    Suit is still available for trade.

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    Bump.

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