Vtg 1940s 50s Mens Black Evening Morning Suit Tuxedo Jacket Vest Pants Bow Tie. This suit is in excellent condition! An incredible vintage find! It was hand-tailored by Schloss Bros & Co of Baltimore, MD, for Meyers Men Shop in Washington DC. Expertly made of a high quality black wool fabric. In our research we found the following. Master Tailors and Designers Schloss Bros & Co of Baltimore. The models designed and made by Schloss of Baltimore are exclusive and set the fashion in advance of the day – they give the wearer the supreme charm, strength and confidence of being uncommonly well dressed. Business Suits, Day & Evening Suits – hand-tailored garments that are made in the finest possible way. The jacket is single breasted with a 1 button closure on the front. Grosgrain Satin lower wide lapels. Sleeves have 3 buttons at the cuff. 3 pockets on the front of the jacket, one on the left chest and one on each side with flaps. 1 inside hidden deep pocket with The Schloss Baltimore label inside. Schloss Bros label inside jacket. Spare button still inside. The pants have a metal zipper fly closure with a black button closure at the waist plus an inside button closure. 7 belt loops on the waistband. 6 Inside buttons for suspenders/braces. 2 deep side pockets. 1 small chain pocket at the waist. 2 pockets on the back of the pants, one with a button closure. The vest/waistcoat is a shiny black satin with black grosgrain stripes. Black satin back with an adjustable belt. 4 mother of pearl buttons. With this suit is the original The Mode black satin stripe coordinating bow tie – size 14 1/2. The original Schloss Bros label is still in the suit. This was a custom tailored suit so there is no size label. We have taken the following measurements with the garments laying flat. Shoulder seam to shoulder seam across top back of shoulders 19. Back of collar to hem of jacket 31 1/2. Chest armpit to armpit across the front 21. Waist side to side 19 1/2. Sleeve length shoulder seam to bottom of cuff 25 1/2. Chest armpit to armpit across the front 20. Pants waist side to side 17 1/2 (Waist 34/35). The inseam is 32. The outseam is 44. The rise (crotch seam to waistband) is 13 1/2. Width of bottom leg opening is 9 3/4. The hem is 2 1/4. We believe this is approx a 40R size. For a correct personal fit please measure clothing you already have that fits you and compare sizes. Hand tailored for James T Taylor (born 1898) – a doctor by profession. He graduated from Dartsmouth College class of 1923. It is rare to find a vintage suit in this condition! It has been well stored – a great opporunity to own a classic piece of vintage clothing in original condition! This suit is in excellent vintage condition and is very wearable. There is no fading to the fabric. We do not see any holes, tears or wear on the suit. There are no bad odors. It has been stored for a very long time so we would recommend cleaning. S you can see in our last picture, the only problem we see is a small hole on the bow tie which is in the bow area so it is not visible when wearing the bow tie. Please look at our pictures and ask any questions you may have. We do our best to make sure our listings are accurate and complete. _gsrx_vers_625 GS 6.9.7 (625). The item “Vtg 1940s 50s Mens Black Evening Morning Suit Tuxedo Jacket Vest Pants Bow Tie” is in sale since Friday, September 30, 2016. This item is in the category “Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Men’s Vintage Clothing\Suits”. The seller is “royal-treasure” and is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Vintage Type: True Vintage
- Type: Suits
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Material: Wool