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  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
  • 16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular
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16/1711 vintage 1974 redmayne cumbria bespoke wool twisting shooting suit w/ breeks 37-38 short to regular

£165.00
£137.50 TAX FREE
  • The Chaps Say:

    Fabulous 'old money' shooting suit by most respected maker. Rare chance.

    • Dated
    • Canvassed construction
    • Working cuff
    • Slanted hip pockets
    • Satin linings
    • Centre vent
    • Flat-front trouser
    • High rise
    • Buttons for braces
    • Notch back trouser

    Condition: VERY GOOD - would be considered 'Excellent' but for some minor flaws. The jacket is excellent, a couple of small holes to breeks. See photos.

    Estimated size to fit: UK / US 37-38 Short to Regular, Europe 47-48

    Jacket:

    Underarm to underarm - 20"
    Across fastening - 19.5"
    Cuff to underarm - 17.5"
    Cuff to shoulder seam - 24.25"
    Shoulders - 17"
    Length from nape of neck (excluding collar) to hem - 30.5"

    Trousers:

    Waist - 30" plus 2" to let out
    Outside leg - 31.5"
    Inside leg - 20"
    Width at hem - 6.75"

    Our stock ref: 16/1711
    Unpacked weight: 1580g

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Tweed Standards

A savvy row buying guide.

Tweed originated in Scotland and Ireland as a way for farmers to battle the chilly, damp climate. The cloth was rough, thick, and felted and the colors were muted and earthy. The cloth was made in the Tweed Valley, and some believe that is the origin of the word. A more popular legend has it that the name tweed is a twist on the Scottish word for “tweel” or twill, which is the signature weave of the fabric. In 1826, a London clerk accidentally transcribed an order to “tweel” and wrote “tweed” instead, and from there the name came into use.

The Ghillie Collar is now associated almost exclusively with hacking jackets. In fact, all coats originally buttoned to the neck with a ghillie collar which looks something like a shirt collar. The coat buttoned at the neck, right under the centre of the collar. Men increasingly left the top button unbuttoned, and wore neckties with the coat. Before long they simply folded the upper coat edges back. The gap between the ghillie collar and the top of the coat front became the notch in a notched lapel. The enjoyment is in the detail!


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