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Viva Vintage Clothing

Navy wool zip cardigan sweater 1940s S-M

$95.00

Navy wool zip cardigan sweater 1940s S-M

$95.00
Item #:
SH88
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Product Description

Size: S to M
Chest: measures 37” flat and stretches easily up to 40”
Sleeve length: 32” cuffed / 34” uncuffed (23” from shoulder seam when cuffed up, 25” uncuffed)
Length: center back of neck to hem 26”
Shoulder seam to seam across back: 15.5” flat, easily stretches to 17.5”
Underarm to hem: 16”
Waist: measures 35” flat and stretches easily up to 36.5”
Width at hem/hip: measures 35.5” flat and stretches easily up to 37”
Label: 100% All Wool Gold Crest

This circa 1940s men’s cardigan sweater with a sporty zip-front design is made of navy blue wool. The cardigan has a “V” neckline and patch pockets. The silver metal zipper is in good working order and the cardigan is in very good condition, with one small hole in the left patch pocket (easily mendable). The zip-front style and “pleated” patch pockets make this sporty sweater a bit unusual. The tightly woven wool is labeled as “2 Ply”, and it is a medium-weight: about halfway between a lightweight jersey knit and a heavier, vintage letter sweater weight. This authentic 40s zip-front cardigan is a nice find for a collector and wearer of vintage 1940s menswear and/or sportswear. Check out what looks like almost the same cardigan in our last image, from a Winter 1940-41 Sears catalog!

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