Vintage 1920s Bathing Diving Suit Mens 40 Saxonknit All Wool Bakelite Patented


Super rare all wool bathing suit from the 1920s, in even harder to find deadstock condition. US Reg. Patent embroidered label, and in great burgundy / yellow color combination. This is a true authentic garment from the era, which even has maker embossed bakelite buttons featuring a diver in perfect condition!


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  • Made in United States by Saxonknit by Saxony Knitting Co.
  • Burgundy color with yellow stripes
  • All Wool
  • Button straps, with an embossed diver and Maker Logo

SIZE: Tag Size = Mens 40

Measurements taken on a flat surface and unwrinkled:

  • Armpit to Armpit = 15 inches (38 cm) or Chest = 30” (76 cm)
  • Waist measured flat across = 13” (33 cm) or waist doubled = 26” (66 cm)
  • Leg opening = 10.5″ (27 cm)
  • Hips = 16″ (41 cm)

ITEM CONDITION: Vintage Deadstock with defects
About 5 Small pea size holes on mid front, and 2 on mid back, 1 close to leg seam opening (hidden by skirt) as shown in pictures Please see description, condition definitions, photos and measurements for your desired condition and fit