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Meeting at 9 | 1940s navy wool gabardine suit

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Late 1940s / early 1950s navy lightweight wool gabardine 2 piece suit - jacket and skirt. Gorgeous silhouette with darted and gored tailoring and a flared peplum. Jacket is a double breasted design with 10 fabric covered buttons, modified scoop neckline with small rounded collar and slight dolman sleeves. Sleeves are cuffed. Jacket is lined. Skirt has a slight a-line with side metal zipper and button. Unlined. 


Please allow a little extra room for comfortable fit and ease of movement. Item is laid flat, measurements are taken and then doubled for the bust, waist and hips. To ensure the best fit, please compare these measurements to a jacket and skirt you currently own. 

Fits like: xsmall to small. Shown on modern size 2 mannequin 

Shoulders: 15" - 16" approximately - no shoulder seam
Bust up to: 32" - 33”
Waist: 27“
Length from top of collar to the bottom of the jacket in the back: 20“
Length of sleeves: 22" approximately, depends on the width of your shoulders 

Waist: 26"
Hips: 38" - 39"
Length of skirt: 25.5" (from top of waistband)


Circa: 1940s
Brand/maker: not available, union label present - coat and suit
Fabric: wool gabardine
Condition: excellent

Shipping Costs:

Suits 2020 Prices in CDN $
Canada $20
US $15
International $45