60s Mens Suit Jacket Vintage Sharkskin Edwardian Inspired
This vintage 1960s jacket is a sleek blend of early 60s mad Men and later 60s Edwardian style Mod. The shoulders are lightly padded, notched lapels are narrow. The body of the jacket is long and lean, gently fitted and about fingertip length.It has the usual bound left chest pocket and bound handwarmer with modest flaps. There is a center vent in back. The jacket has the partial upper back lining that was fairly typical for the era, along with inner chest pockets.
No size label
The fabric is fairly lightweight, and most likely a wool blend - there are no raw edges to snip for a fiber burn test. It is charcoal gray with a bit of a sharkskin glimmer, crisp with good body. The lining is a black acetate type fabric.
Hart, Schaffner & Marx, Chicago New York. The union tag inside the right inner pocket is the ACWA one used from 1949 to 1968.
Three button closure, with dark gray plastic buttons. The sleeve cuff vents each have three smaller matching buttons.
No stains, holes, tears or other issues noted.