1930s wool flannel college/boating blazer with navy piping and brass buttons. Size 40”


1930s wool flannel College/boating blazer with navy piping and brass buttons. Size 40”

A wonderful example of a 1930s cream wool flannel College blazer by Shepherd and Woodward, is a classic for your gentleman’s vintage wardrobe.

The original company was set up in Oxford by Arthur shepherd in 1877 to supply academic wear for Oxford students. His son Ernest, took over the business and in 1929 merged with Wilton Woodward, a gents tailors, forming Shepherd and Woodward, which is still supplying academic attire in oxford today.

The deep yoke of the jacket is edged with 3/4 inch thick navy grosgrain silk along the collar edge, which continues along the front edge of the jacket and down around the hem.

There is also grosgrain on the top of each deep pocket edge as well the sleeve to complete the nautical look.

To compliment the overall theme, the jacket fastens with three brass buttons and the sleeves have two brass buttons on the cuff

Label  Shepherd and Woodward

Armpit to armpit  40 inches

Centre back to hem 31 inches

Sleeve length 26 inches

Size 40 inches

Closures This jacket fastens with 3 brass buttons

Condition  Overall very good vintage worn condition

Washing instructions  It is recommended that this garment should be Professionally Dry cleaned

Fabric  Wool Flannel and grosgrain silk

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Weight 0.5 kg


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1930s wool flannel college/boating blazer with navy piping and brass buttons. Size 40”