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Vintage 1960s Harris Tweed Blazer Jacket - M
This is a vintage Harris Tweed sport jacket featuring classic tailoring. The jacket has medium width notched lapels and slightly padded shoulders. It has applied pockets to the breast and either side - the side pockets have flaps. It does up with three leather buttons down the front, is fully lined in viscose and has a center vent at the back. There is a single leather button at either cuff.Age: due to the lapel width, most likely late 1960s, but difficult to date precisely
Label: Harris Tweed Hand Woven - The Harris Tweed Association Limited - Registered Trade Mark No. 319214 - Handwoven and Finished in the Outer Hebrides From Scottish Grown Wool - 100% Wool". The label has an identification number of 31619 - the association keeps records of their cloth and can be contacted for dating and verification.
The official definition of Harris Tweed as set in British law is: "Harris Tweed means a tweed which has been hand woven by the islanders at their homes in the Outer Hebrides, finished in the islands of Harris, Lewis, North Uist, Benbecula, South Uist and Barra and their several purtenances (The Outer Hebrides) and made from pure virgin wool dyed and spun in the Outer Hebrides." (courtesy of the Vintage Fashion Guild)
Color: Overall brown/green appearance, however, the tweed is made of component threads in tan, brown, teal green, mustard yellow and burnt orange.
Material: Wool Tweed in a heavier weight
Sizing: No size is indicated, so it should fit a man that fits a US size 40, maybe 42 - in any case, please rely on the following measurements for fit:
Shoulders: 18 1/2" across seam-to-seam
Sleeves: 25" long
Sleeve Inseam: 16 1/2" long
Chest: 44", taken under the arms
Overall length: 29"
It's in very good condition with the exception of a tiny hole below the left side pocket, measuring approximately 1/4 of an inch by a 1/2" it could easily be sewn down to the lining - otherwise, the jacket is in great shape. Harris Tweed jackets are classic and will last a lifetime if well cared for - Harris Tweed is a very robust fabric.....Harris Tweed jackets have been made popular lately by the television series "Dr Who".
We ship to the US and Internationally through USPS from Champlain, New York and to Canadians from Montreal, Quebec.
Gender: Male, Age Group: Adult, Color: Brown / Green, Size: M
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