Vintage 1940s Air Force Blue Sailor Front Shorts • Hand Made
Vintage 1940s hand-made, Air-Force blue, sailor front high waisted shorts. With 2 brown football style buttons. Made from a soft cotton twill Turn up cuffs
- 30" Waist (absolute max)
- 38" hips
- 13.5" front rise.
- These are old, they've seen life and have been worn.
- There's very subtle colour fade in a few patches, see photo, see if you can notice.
- They're hand-made so finishing isn't expertly overlocked and edges of fabric fraying, not the garment itself just where it was cut when made.
- There is a pull to the tread on the front right hand side, also pictured.
- They are still perfectly wearable and great for occasions where you are messing about on the beach or in the garden.
Vintage sizing is very different to modern day sizes, they usually are at least 2 sizes smaller depending on the era of manufacture. So to ensure a good fit please go by the measurements provided. I measure the garment laid flat edge to absolute edge then double, which give the maximum, you will need to measure your own clothes to compare sizing
All items will be sold 'As Is'. Most items are either; dry cleaned,steam cleaned, hand washed or put through the washer unless they arrive in good order or are too old and fragile or otherwise noted.
If they're likely to have attracted a moth then they go straight in the freezer for a few days to kill eggs, this is especially so with fur.
We describe these items to the best of our ability. We check each item carefully and will try to list any notable flaws. These are vintage items and wear consistent with age is normal and should be expected.
Items may be larger or smaller than my mannequin or model and may be clipped or pinned to show fit.
1. PRISTINE :
In our opinion vintage garment possibly in original packaging, never used. – mint condition as new and may have original labels or in original packaging These items will not be unpacked or washed as it would compromise their originality, therefore they may have fading, staining or other issues from years of storage.
The item has been worn but is in a perfect or near perfect vintage condition.
3. VERY GOOD :
Worn, with some general, but minimal signs of wear.
4. GOOD :
Will show signs of wear possibly needing a small repair or missing a button.
5. WORN :
Well worn with signs of wear such as a tear, several missing buttons or areas of staining.
6. POOR :
Not fit for wear, but a useful item for research or display.