Vintage 50s Harvard University Jacket Medium Reversible Varsity Letterman Wool


Rare Harvard University letterman jacket that’s reversible. One side has crimson color heavy duty rayon, the other a traditional wool body/leather sleeves. Note the leather sleeves will need some restoration as shown in pictures. The H chenille patch is intact and in fantastic shape. Super rare and very difficult to find jacket needing a little tlc to make it shine again!


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  • Reversible
  • Made in United States by Butwin
  • Burgundy or Crimson and mustard yellow colors
  • Wool body with leather sleeves on one side, heavy duty rayon on the other
  • 2 Lower front exterior pockets on both sides
  • Snap front
  • Stretch knit cuffs, collar, & waistband
  • Armpit grommit vents
  • Raglan sleeve style or saddle shoulders, no shoulder seams

SIZE: No size tags, measurement indicates Size = Mens Medium
to Large depending on your fit, see measurements

Measurements taken on a flat surface and unwrinkled:

  • Armpit to Armpit = 23 inches (58 cm) or Chest = 46” (117 cm)
  • Waist measured flat across = 19” (48 cm) or waist doubled = 38” (97 cm) Unstretched
  • Armpit seam to sleeve cuff = 20” (51 cm)
  • Center back bottom of collar to sleeve cuff = 35.5” (90 cm)
  • Back bottom of neck collar to bottom hem = 27” (69 cm)

We were unable to dry clean this jacket due to the fact that the authentic leather on one side is disintegrating, and needs restoration or to be replaced. Please see description, condition definitions, photos and measurements for your desired condition and fit