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RARE Vintage 1980s does 1940s Deadstock Khaki Cotton Twill Expedition Cargo Utility Shorts w Pockets -- Choose Your Pair!

Regular price £40.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £40.00 GBP
Sale Sold out
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♛Details

•Highlights: these pieces of history are from the 80s and have never been worn; wonderful cut mimics classic Hepburn, military drill, and Out of Africa-influenced pieces; slash pockets; front + back button cargo pockets; front button fly closures; amazing quality you won't find in modern for this price point

Unworn -- these were marketed and sold alongside military surplus to folks who wanted the look but in a brand new piece :) -- note: there's some minor variation among the original tags and not many have that additional hangtag, but all are the exact same short

•Colors: the color wasn't captured well but these are that perfect classic khaki tan

•Fabric(s): twill-woven pure cotton, made in the USA

•Lined: no

•Closures: front button fly

•Designer/Labels: Gung Ho, made in the USA...according to some of the hangtags, they've been around since the 1926 (???)

All accessories (belts, jewelry, crinolines, pins, etc.) are for style inspiration only unless indicated.

♛Measurements

These are the measurements of the garment taken flat and doubled. Be sure to take your waist measurement at the top of the short's rise (center crotch measured up to waist). Add a little wiggle room for a great comfy fit! The belt loops can also be used to add your own belt and nip the waist smaller.

Measure the rise against your body to see where the waist will hit on you, then encircle this area with your measuring tape and add a little room. You can simulate fit of the short's various dimensions by encircling them with the tape using these measurements.

There's little to no stretch to these! Make sure you allow room for every dimension so you are comfy!

Size 26 

Waist about 26"
Hips about 35"
Inseam about 3"
Rise about 12"

Size 28

Waist about 28"
Hips about 37"
Inseam about 3 1/2"
Rise about 12"

Size 29

Waist about 29"
Hips about 38"
Inseam about 4"
Rise about 12"

Size 30

Waist about 30"
Hips about 39"
Inseam about 4"
Rise about 12"

Size 32

Waist about 32"
Hips about 41"
Inseam about 4"
Rise about 12"

♛Condition

Unworn/deadstock with tags. 40+ years old.

I didn't see any overt flaws or issues across this group. A few showed subtle shelf soiling that will lift with first cleaning. Nothing overt!

It's reasonable that there could be a tiny imperfection or sign of their age, easily missed. I make every effort to inspect and cull out items aren't up to snuff.

Sold as-found and with tags attached. Dry cleaning or laundering is not included in our price, but these can be cared for simply, like any well-made modern piece.

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Our pieces are true vintage with a history and a past life, not newly made reproductions. Please be familiar with vintage clothing and read over our shop policies before purchasing. We are happy to answer any questions you might have to help you with online purchasing.

Return & Refund Policy

Vintage is sold as-is and all sales are final. All vintage garments will show signs of previous wear and use, including deadstock and unworn pieces. We take extra care to note and/or photograph any imperfections we find. You can read our thousands of happy reviews on Etsy and eBay for an idea of the quality and high standards we strive to keep.

Shipping

SPECIAL NOTE:

All items purchased during our sale ship Feb 5th, 2024. We do not have access to inventory before then, and the sale discounts are to thank you for your patience.

Shipping

Be sure your address is correct and up to date. We aren't responsible for items marked as DELIVERED that have been misplaced or stolen after delivery, so be sure you are shipping to a secure location.

Insurance is ALWAYS available for an upgrade.

We are not responsible for delays that happen that are outside of our personal control. 

Expedited/Express shipping is often available for an additional fee. Contact us before purchasing any item(s) you need expedited in order to arrange for this upgrade.

VAT and Import Taxes

Buyers outside the US: we love you! Please be aware, though, that you are responsible for any taxes, VAT, or other fees imposed by your country.

Items returned to us by your postal service for non-payment of taxes will incur re-shipping costs. If you do not pay to reship in a timely manner (10 days or fewer) your order will be considered abandoned and returned to inventory or donated. 

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