Excellent vintage condition, signs of wire hanger use to the inside of lining. Founded in the Bronx in 1928 by George Farkas and named after his father, Alexanders Inc.Was a New York department store, the flagship location for which was at 58th St. Its presence was massive, and at the time of its bankruptcy in 1992, it had 11 stores and 5,200 employees; it even was the second-largest advertiser in The Daily News. It filed for bankruptcy in 1992.
From The New York Times: In its heyday in the 1930's, the Alexander's at Fordham Road and the Grand Concourse boasted more sales per square foot than any other retailer in the country. It was one of the last department stores to cater to the needs and wallets of New York's struggling immigrant and working-class shoppers.It served the Jewish, Irish and Italian communities of the Bronx and northern Manhattan until the mid-1960's when the ethnic makeup of the borough began changing. Features include: skinny shawl collar, mother of pearl buttons, 1 button closure and a second middle button sewn to the inside the jacket (double-link buttons); ventless construction; fully lined; jetted hip pockets; 1.5 gauntlet cuff and 1 non-functioning button per sleeve; one interior chest pocket. Jacket size is approximately 40R as per the tag; please see below for specific dimensions (Please feel free to ask regarding certain dimensions). Jacket Chest (Pit-to-Pit): 21.5.
Sleeve Length (from shoulder seam to the middle of the end of the sleeve): 25" (Can be let out approximately 2"). Vent Length: (Does not apply).The item "1960s 40R Burgundy Dinner Jacket Alexanders Raw Silk Shantung EUC VTG Tuxedo" is in sale since Wednesday, December 12, 2018. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Men's Vintage Clothing\Suit Jackets & Blazers". The seller is "dapperhaberdasher" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam.