Vintage 1950s Shawl Collar Tuxedo Jacket, Trousers, Braces | 42R | by Palm Beach

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Vintage 50s Formal 42R Shawl Collar Dinner Jacket, Trousers, Braces Details:
- silk satin shawl collar in a brown hued satin (used to be black but faded evenly over time)
- angled upper chest pocket
- flap front pockets 
- single breasted with light shoulder padding
- 3 button cuff
- original tag for inspection in top pocket
- trousers have a black satin strip on sides, watch pocket, side slit pockets, back pockets and are not lined, metal conmar zipper topped with slide latch
- single button jacket with center back vent fully lined
- white suspender straps
- buttons for braces on outer band of trousers
- trousers are pleated with waist darts on the front and back
-  pocket watch pocket on trousers as well as side length braiding
-  best for a 42R as was originally made but please see measurements for determining fit
- shirt shown just to give an idea of a white shirt but not included with purchase

Material:  wool and synthetic fiber blend, silk satin trim

Decade: mid 1950s to early 1960s

Brand/Tags: Luxury Lined, Genuine Palm Beach, union label from late 40s to early 60s, size 42R, Dunhill's

Condition: Good
- lapels on jacket faded evenly, one stain shown in image next to pointer, a few spots where the satin is picked with a wear area to inner satin at back neckline above hang loop
- a few small spots on jacket that are extremely small
- trousers have a mark on satin stripe where hung on a hanger shown in image along with a couple of small spots shown in images
- braces have cracks where the leather slides on button so I am not sure how much life is left in them but the elastic is still good with some light marks
- set has not been cleaned but no odors to note and presents beautifully in person

Measurements: (taken flat and doubled when needed)

Chest - 46”
Waist - 44”
Bicep - 17”
Shoulders - 18.5”
Sleeve - 26.5”
Center back length  - 31"

Waist - 35”
Hips - 46” measured at bottom fly button
Inseam - 30.5”
Length - 42.5”
Thigh - 31"
Front rise - 13”
Back rise - 21”
Cuff - 17”
Waist seam allowance - 2.25”
Cuff hem inside - 2.5”

Adjustable Braces
Length - 36" max