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Wait, what? Oh, LOL, nevermind. Relisted. Can you imagine being that seller? Bet he was MAD.
^ That is bizarre.
These are the HSM labels you're looking for (40s and 60s, respectively): This, and ones like it, are from the 70s and later, and not great quality.
Super cool, Wes. Those old uniforms are awesome.
"I wear a size 10. These don't fit me. Therefore these are not a size 10. Not as described."
If there were vents in the first place, and they were sewn shut, yeah, you can probably have them reopened. If there were never any vents to begin with, though, probably not. They require a significant amount of overlap and there usually isn't enough seam allowance to construct it.
My approach with vintage items is that it's fine to alter them to make them more wearable, as long as the changes can be undone later. Slimming pants is fine if you make sure the tailor leaves the extra material on the inside of the seam and doesn't cut it away. Narrowing a lapel, OTOH, would be a crime.
Great haul, Wes. Either of those khaki BB suits a 41/42?
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