Elegant 1950s Evening Suit

The elegant contrast to evening jackets with notched lapels: a classic shawl-collared dinner suit by Burton Black, circa 1950s, in superb condition with a 43″ chest and 31.5-inch long trousers. Here is the description of this refined evening suit by its owner, our reliable friend Peter in Herefordshire:

Superb Vintage Burton Circa 1950’s Black Single Breasted Evening / Dinner Suit. UK/US Size 40. EU Size 50
It does not have a working cuff this will make it easier to have the sleeve length adjusted, the trousers have a zip fly, button waist adjusters and braces buttons. Beautiful cloth, fabulous cut and styling. In fantastic Great condition for its age. Rare opportunity, Don’t miss it.
Condition: Excellent Overall, just some feint marks to arm hole lining, and trouser waistband and pocket bag lining. 

Width armpit to armpit: 21.5″
Across Waist: 20″
Length from centre of collar to cuff: 35″
Length from collar seam to hem: 29.75″
Armpit to cuff: 18.5″
Shoulder seam to cuff: 25.5″
Shoulder seam to seam: 18.5″

Twin Pleat Front, Metal Zip Fly, Braces Buttons, Button Waist Adjusters, Waistband Ticket Pocket, 1 back pocket
Waist: 32″, could be let out by 3″
Inside Leg 31.5″ ,1.5″ hem to let down,
Trouser bottom width: 8.75″