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Another awesome British cap from the 1940s. This is made of a fantastic houndstooth tweed in earthy greens, browns and creams, and was sold by Geo. Orme & Sons of Ilkeston, a town near Nottingham. It annoys me no end that this is several sizes too big for me!

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This is another of the 1930s belted back suits I’ve owned that just didn’t fit. What a bummer. It’s made of a very conservative worsted suiting, unlike the typical sporty fabrics I expect from belted back suits. This is awesome. It was made by JJ Kirk of Barnesville and Martin’s Ferry, Ohio. I really love the very green buttons that contrast well with the dark blue of the suit.

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