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Vintage 1960s Tuxedo Tailcoat Formal Tails Custom Tailored Size M L Dated 1967


Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing

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This is a vintage men’s tuxedo tailcoat / formal tails.  The tailcoat is made in classic form with padded shoulders, no closure, cut away front with six buttons, two buttons at the back and three buttons at either cuff.  It has streamlined black satin lapels.  It is fully lined in black taffeta and the exterior fabric is a very good quality lightweight black worsted wool.  Note that there are no pants included, only the tailcoat.

Label:  Society Brand Frs Payette & Fils Limitee Saint-Jean, Que.

Sizing: There is no size label as this is custom tailored, and although this should fit a medium to large size (US 40-42), 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 1/2” from shoulder seam

Sleeve Inseam: 16” long

Chest: 44” around, taken under the arms with a normal gap - note that suit jacket sizes are normally 3”-4” smaller than chest measurement

Waist: 38” around, with a normal gap

Overall length: 41“ at the back, measured flat

Condition: This tailcoat is in very good condition with no wear, tear or staining - it looks like it saw very little use and was well stored over the years.  

This is a nice tailcoat with attractive streamlined lapels - great if it fits!