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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