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  • 17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long
  • 17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long
  • 17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long
  • 17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long
  • 17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long
  • 17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long
  • 17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long
  • 17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long
  • 17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long
  • 17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long
  • 17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long
  • 17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long
  • 17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long
  • 17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long
  • 17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long
  • 17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long
  • 17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long
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17/1080 (dc) immaculate vintage savile row bespoke grey donegal weave 3-piece heavyweight tweed suit 42-43 long

£475.00
£395.83 TAX FREE
  • The Chaps Say:

    Heavyweight quality. Superb bespoke detailing. Not labelled but coming to us with a collection of Anderson & Sheppard, Rogers John Jones and Huntsman pieces. Rare chance.

    • Heavyweight cloth
    • Canvassed construction
    • Single-breasted
    • Working cuff
    • Slanted hip pockets
    • Satin linings
    • Contrast linings
    • Double vent
    • 6 button waistcoat
    • Welt pockets
    • Back adjustment
    • Single-pleat trouser
    • Waistline change pocket
    • High rise
    • Buttons for braces

    Condition: IMMACULATE - appears to have had very little wear. All we can find is some discolouration to the inside of the trouser cuffs, possibly caused by shoe polish, not visible during normal use. See photos.

    Estimated size to fit: UK / US 42-43 Long, Europe 52-53

    Jacket:

    Underarm to underarm - 23"
    Across fastening - 21.75"
    Cuff to underarm - 18"
    Cuff to shoulder seam - 25.75"
    Shoulders - 20"
    Length from nape of neck (excluding collar) to hem - 32.25"

    Waistcoat:

    Underarm to underarm - 21.5"
    Shoulder seam to parallel with tips - 27"
    Length from nape of neck to hem - 24"

    Trousers:

    Waist - 38" plus 3" to let out
    Outside leg - 43.5"
    Inside leg - 33.75" plus 1.25" to let down
    Width at hem - 8.5"

    Our stock ref: 17/1080
    Unpacked weight: 2140g

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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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