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CLASSIC TWEEDS! Harris Tweed, 3/2 sacks, Corbin, The English Shop of Princeton, more! FREE SHIPPING

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I have a lot of wonderful tweeds to pass on today, all of which are priced to move! :)

As always, I OFFER FREE SHIPPING ON EVERYTHING in the USA; International inquiries are also welcome, with shipping at cost.

Also as always, ALL OFFERS ARE VERY WELCOME!

Please PM with interest and offers!

1) Made in the UK BEAUTIFUL & CLASSIC Basketweave Harris Tweed.

This is wonderful, and I wish that it fit me! This is a beautiful Harris Tweed in the increasing rare and yet very versatile basketweave weave in the absolutely classic black, grey, and cream colourway. This jacket is subtly darted, and has a contemporary two-button closure. It appears to be half-canvassed, and is fully lined. It features twin vents, as befits its English heritage, and was Made in the UK. The buttons are all metal-shanked. This jacket is in absolutely excellent condition!

Asking just $45, or offer, boxed and shipped in the USA.

Tagged 42L, but this measures more like a 38 or 40L. Measurements:


Chest: 20 1/4
Sleeve: 27 (+1 1/2)
Shoulder: 18
Length: 32






2) CLASSIC Black and White Herringbone Tweed by Corbin

This is also wonderful! This is a classic black and white herringbone tweed. Made by Corbin, this is cut as a two button sack jacket; it is half-canvassed and half-lined, and had four-button cuffs. All of the buttons appear to be horn. Corbin, in my view, is one of the great underestimated American clothiers, and this is a lovely jacket! It was, of course, Union Made in the USA. It does have a small flaw: There is some discoloration to the tweed by the top buttonhole, as shown; this is very minor and can only really be found on close inspection, but because of this this jacket is in Good/Very Good condition, and so is a steal at just

$25, or offer, boxed and shipped in the USA.

Measurements:


Chest: 20 3/4
Sleeve: 24 7/8 (+ 1 3/4)
Shoulder: 18 1/8
Length: 30 1/2








3) ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS HARRIS TWEED JACKET! Likely UNWORN!

This is absolutely gorgeous--Harris Tweed as it should be! Cut from a Harris Tweed that has the heft that you'd expect from this famous fabric, the colourway and patterning do full justice to the weight and quality of the cloth. The base is a wonderful and complex and increasingly rare barleycorn pattern in beige and autumn brown; this is beautifully complemented by classic vertical Harris striping in Royal Blue and Bracken Russet. This jacket is cut as a contemporary two-button model, with subtle darting. It is half-lined, and features a single center vent. The buttons are all metal-shanked.

Moreover--all of the front pockets are stiull basted shut, so this is likely unworn--or worn very, very sparingly!

It was Made in the USA.

And there's more, for this jacket was sold at Pomeroy's Department store in Reading, PA. Pomeroy's was a landmark in central PA for decades; it opened under another name in 1876, and became Pomeroy's when George Pomeroy bought out his partners in 1923. From then on, it became famous for its Tea Room, for the 6th floor Toy Department with visits by Santa at Christmas--and, of course, its classic clothing. Pomeroy's closed in 1990, making this jacket at least 25 years old. However, you couldn't tell that just by looking at it, since it's in absolutely excellent condition.

Given the provenance, quality, and sheer beauty of this jacket, it's a steal at just $49, or offer, boxed and shipped in the USA.

Measurements:

Chest: 20 1/2
Sleeve: 25 3/4 (+1 3/4)
Shoulder: 17 3/4
Length: 31










4) H. Freeman 3/2 tweed sack for The English Shop of Princeton

This is wonderful! Made for The English Shop of Princeton, one of the Big Five purveyors of Ivy Style clothes in Princeton during the Golden Era (the others being Langrock, Hilton, Ballot, The Princeton Clothing Co), this lovely jacket was made by H. Freeman, one of the great traditional American clothiers. The tweed is beautiful--a lovely base in complementary browns with windowpane overchecking in sky blue and Royal blue. Perfect for Spring's cooler days! It has a very natural shoulder.

This is cut as a 3/2 sack, and it has a lovely lapel roll. It appears to be fully canvassed, and is half-lined. It features three button cuffs and a single centre vent. It was, of course, Made in the USA--just down the road from Princeton in Philadelphia, since this is a H. Freeman jacket! Apart from some loose stitching in the vent--which I'll have repaired--it's in excellent condition.

Asking just $45, or offer, boxed and shipped in the USA.

Measurements:


Chest: 20 1/4
Sleeve: 23 (+2)
Shoulder: 17 3/4
Length: 29 1/4








5) BEAUTIFUL Anglophile Plaid Tweed. Designed by Hardy Amies; made in the USA.

This is a lovely subdued plaid, perfect for Winter moving into the cooler days of early Spring, with its earth tones of slate grey, light tan, and cream. Designed by Hardy Amies of Savile Row, this features distinctively slanted British hacking pockets, and a twin vent. It is a two button model with subtle darts; the buttons are all leather covered and metal shanked, and show a nice degree of patina. This is half-lined, and was Union Made in the USA. Owing to the button patina this is in Very Good condition, and hence is a bargain at just

$25, or offer.

Measurements:


Chest: 22 1/4
Sleeve: 25 1/2
Shoulder: 18 1/2
Length: 30






6) GORGEOUS Classic Dark Grey Striped Herringbone Harris Tweed

This is gorgeous! Cut from classic dark grey Harris Tweed this beautiful jacket features the classic Harris striping in four separate colours; berry red, then sky blue, then chestnut, then Royal blue, for a lovely twist on the classic dark grey herringbone tweed! This is a really lovely jacket! Cut as a contemporary two button model with subtle darts, this features four button cuffs; all of the buttons are the classic metal-shanked leather covered buttons that are perfect for Harris. It has a single centre vent. This jacket is half-canvassed and half-lined, and was Made in the USA. It's in excellent condition.

Asking just $35, or offer.

Tagged 40R. Measurements:


Chest: 20 1/2
Sleeve: 24 1/4 (+1 1/2)
Shoulder: 18
Length: 29 3/4







7) Classic Basketweave Harris Tweed

Cut from a classic basketweave Harris Tweed in slate grey, rich cream, and young chestnut, this lovely jacket is a contemporary two button model with a single centre vent. It appears to be half-canvassed, and is half-lined. It has the classic leather-covered metal-shanked buttons in a lovely burnished chestnut. It was Made in the USA, and is in excellent condition.

Asking just $25, or offer.

Measurements:


Chest: 22
Sleeve: 25 1/2 (+1 1/2)
Shoulder: 19
Length: 31 1/2






8) VINTAGE 3/2 sack in light loden twill

This is a SPLENDID jacket! Cut from a lovely thick twill in a light loden green, this beauty is a true 3/2 sack with a lovely lapel roll. It dates from between 1962 and 1972, judging by the Union Label, and was sold by Roots, one of the major purveyors of tradly items in New Jersey and Eastern PA. (And this has a wonderful vintage label from there!) It has a lovely lapel roll, and the twill is wonderfully durable and attractive--almost like keeper's tweed, except all-wool and with no cotton content. It has classic two button cuffs, and is half-canvassed and half-lined. It has a single centre vent. And, of course it was Made in the USA.

This is in excellent condition, except for one minor flaw.... Sometime around 1978 the original owner left two things in the lower left pocket: a list of instructions from one of his clients (he was a lawyer), which were typed out on a manual typewriter.... and some candy! Unfortunately, the candy "leaked" into the lining of the pocket, which is now stiff and candified. (And possibly edible.) This has no effect on the jacket, but my advice would be to have the pocket liner replaced--a simple and easy job for any competent dry-cleaner tailor.

Given this, this jacket is in Very Good condition overall, and hence is very well priced at just

$25, or offer.

Measurements
:

Chest: 21 3/4
Sleeve: 24 3/4 (+2 1/2)
Shoulder: 18 1/4
Length: 30





Pocket liner:




9) Flecked Basketweave Harris Tweed

This is lovely! Cut from a classic light brown and cream basketweave Harris Tweed, the tweed is flecked throughout with pumpkin orange and berry red, which gives it a lovely colourway and very interesting texture. This is a contemporary two button model with subtle darting; all of the buttons are leather-covered and metal shanked. This is half-lined, and has a single center vent. It was Made in the USA, and is in absolutely excellent condition. It has very natural shoulders.

Asking just $26 > 24, or offer.

Measurements:


Chest: 21
Sleeve: 25 1/2 (+1 3/4)
Shoulder: 17 1/2
Length: 32






10) LOVELY 3/2 tweed sack from The English Shop of Princeton

This is lovely! From The English SHop of Princeton--one of the iconic stores of the Golden Age of Ivy Style--this lovely tweed was made by Linnett, one of the great but now little known American clothiers. This is a classic 3/2 sack with a lovely fluid lapel roll; it also has a single centre vent, and is half-canvassed. The tweed is lovely--a beautiful glen plaid with blue and lichen green overchecking. The buttons are horn! It was Made in the USA.

This lovely jacket does, however, have some minor flaws in the lining, as shown; all of these are easy fixes, with the exception of the discoloration in the shoulders, which could simply be ignored. Because of these flaws, this is conservatively rated as Good/Very Good condition, and hence is just

$22, or offer.

Measurements:


Chest: 20 1/2
Sleeve: 24 1/8 (+2 1/4)
Shoulder: 18
Length: 30 1/2






11) VINTAGE 3/2 sack from the Golden Age!

This is a lovely vintage 3/2 sack that hails directly from the Golden Age of Ivy Style! This is cut from a lovely dark green barleycorn cloth, the colouring of which is clearly Golden Age--the dark tones of this tweed are simply not seen anymore, and this is a beautifully complex heathery tweed--please DO see the sleeve close-up! This has two button cuffs, lovely narrow lapels, a single centre hook vent, and a lapped centre seam; the vent seams are also lapped. It is half-canvassed, and half-lined in a lovely 1960s paisley lining. It has lovely natural shoulders. This could do with a dry-clean to freshen it up; it also has a weave fault hole on one sleeve, as shown. This was, of course, Union Made in the USA, and owing to its faults it is in Very Good condition.

Hence, asking just $24, or offer.

Measurements:


Chest: 20 1/2
Sleeve: 25 1/2 (+0)
Shoulder: 18 3/4
Length: 29 3/4








12) Basketweave tweed by Barrister for Wallach's.

Tweeds made for Wallach's by Barrister were the workhorses of their time--the East Coast Ivy equivalent of the British Dunn & Co. tweeds across the pond--although admittedly less hairy and robust than their British equivalents! This is a lovely example, being cut from a lovely basketweave tweed in charcoal, slate grey,a and petrol blue, with burnished chestnut leather-covered and metal shanked football buttons, a two button front, and subtle darting. It is half-lined, and features a single centre vent. It was Union made in the USA on February 21st, 1985--and is in excellent condition!

Asking just $20, or offer.

Measurements:


Chest: 21 1/2
Sleeve: 26 1/2 (+ 1 3/4)
Shoulder: 19 1/2
Length: 32






13) OLD SCHOOL JAB 3/2 herringbone sack.

This is a lovely, classic 3/2 sack in absolutely excellent condition! Cut from a lovely charcoal and brown herringbone tweed, this jacket has a very high lapel roll, almost a 3/2.5, is half-canvassed, and fully lined, with a single centre vent. It features classic Ivy two button cuffs, and was Made in the USA. It's in excellent condition.

Asking just $35, or offer.

Measurements:


Chest: 22 1/4
Sleeve: 23 (+2)
Shoulder: 19 1/2
Length: 30 1/4



 

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