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Vintage 1961 Mens Mohair Tuxedo Suit Custom Tailored Gordon Michaels Montreal L


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This is a wonderful vintage mohair mens tuxedo suit dating to 1961.  The suit is made in black with padded shoulders, satin shawl lapels, jetted side pockets, chest pocket, single button closure and three buttons at either cuff.  There is an 8” centre vent at the back.  It is half lined in black acetate.  The pants have a pleated front and the pant leg tapers to the cuff.  The sides of the pant legs have a double satin stripe.

Label: Gordon-Michael’s Men’s Shops Montreal

Tailor’s label:  Tailored To Measure Mr. Felson 13965 Date:  Apr 3/61 Made In Canada

Union label: ACWA label used between 1949 and 1962

Color: Black

Sizing: This was tailored to measure, and although it should fit a size 40/42,  perhaps a 42 short, but please rely on the following measurements for fit, taken from the exterior (please take the thickness of the fabric into consideration):


Shoulders: 18” across shoulder seam-to-seam 

Sleeves: 24” from shoulder seam

Sleeve Inseam: 15 1/2” long

Chest: 46” around, taken under the arms

Waist: 44” around

Overall length: 30“


Waist: 36” around

Leg Inseam: 26 1/2” long - there is 3” of fabric inside the hem

Overall length: 40“

Condition: This tuxedo is in excellent condition with no wear, tear, stains or odors. It looks like it saw very little use, and was very well kept over the years.  

This is a very nice quality vintage tuxedo from 1961 - beautifully tailored!