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Made in England and absolutely GORGEOUS!

Tagged 40R. Measurements:

Chest: 21
Sleeve: 22 1/2 (+1 1/2)
Shoulder: 18
Length: 29 1/4

This gem of a jacket shows how wonderful DAKS and Simpson's clothing was!

Likely dating from the late 1950s or early 1960s, this beautiful jacket is cut from pure silk, and the quality of the fabric is superb--beautifully soft and uniform in appearence, with just a hint of slubbiness to reveal its origins. The colour is a wonderful--my pictures really don't do it justice at all. Although the "full length" shots are closest, the colour is much richer than they show.

It has a traditionally British three button front with high lapels and darting; it also has the traditional British single button sleeves, and three patch pockets. It is absolutely beautifully cut, and is half canvassed and half lined.

It was Made in England.

At first sight it appears to be in excellent condition. However, close inspection reveals that it is starting to fray at the cuffs and the hem--not unexpected for a pure silk jackets that's over half a century old. However, these frays are only JUST starting, and so could easily be repaired through darning.

Given these, however, this jacket is in Good/Very Good condition--this is a conservative estimate!--and so is a bargain at just $45, or offer, boxed, shipped, and insured in the USA.... Making this perhaps the only time you'll have the opportunity to acquire a vintage 1950s silk jacket tailored by DAKS!

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