Vintage 1940s Mens Tux Dinner Jacket Fitted Tuxedo w Padded Shoulders Size M
Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing
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This is a vintage men’s tuxedo dinner jacket that was custom tailored during the 1940s. The jacket is extremely well constructed - fitted at the waist and with large pads in the shoulders. The jacket has silk satin covered peaked lapels, typical of the period, and a four button double breasted closuret. Each of the cuffs has three buttons. There is a jetted pocket at either side and one at the left chest. The jacket is made of black wool, very nice quality. It is fully lined in black satin and there is no back vent. There are no pants.
Age: early 1940s.
Label: No label, but this is definitely a quality made piece
Sizing: No size is indicated as this was custom tailored, and although this should fit a medium size (US size 38 tall - note the long arms), please rely on the following measurements for fit, taken from the exterior (either measure a similar jacket that you own, or your body measurements):
Shoulders: 19” across shoulder seam-to-seam
Sleeves: 27 1/2” long
Sleeve inseam: 17 3/4”
Chest: 42” around, taken under the arms
Waist: 38” around
Condition: This jacket is in excellent condition - very clean with no wear, tear, stains or odors, looks like it saw little use, and was well cared for and stored over the years.
This tux jacket is beautifully made - you’ll look fantastic in this if it fits your measurements!