For sale here is a very early White tie tailcoat that I think originally was designed to actually fasten. The lining is silk satin. In time, the buttons have been moved to make the coat larger in the stomach but could of course be moved back.
Armpit to armpit - 19
Sleeve - 24
Shoulder - 18.5
Length - 49
Trouser sizing key - waist spare at waist x length spare at hem
A 36 if the coat is fastened across and the buttons are where they were originally.
Excellent, The silk lining is fragile and has a couple of repairs.
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