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1940s RARE Navy Wool Slacks - Vintage 40s WAVES Deadstock Wide Leg Women's Sharp Military Twill Trousers Belted - Choose Your Size!

Regular price $178.00 USD
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♛Super cool and super htf ca. 1940s US Navy WAVES women's uniform pants. Sturdy pure wool. Fine, twill-woven on the diagonal, smooth to the touch, presses out perfectly. A serge, similar to a gabardine.

You will get a lifetime of use out of these sharp and stylish babies! Deep ink blue in color and loaded in period style. Whether you love military history, modern mixing, or a Hepburn spin, these are great, pairing wonderfully with tee-shirts, blouses, and cropped cardigans.

•high waist w original self belt and cool buckle
•double waist buttons plus hidden sturdy brass side zipper closure
•lined welt hip pockets
•wide straight legs
•rear waist vent (interior fabric allowance here along this seam for potential tailoring purposes)
•like our WWII sailor pants, some of these were tailored smaller in the waist by a military surplus company
•meant to be worn hard and last!

Some are still tucked inside their original paper packaging, so cool!

Presence/absence of military labels and/or deadstock tags may vary slightly, but all trousers are the same style/era. Don't miss owning these pieces of history!

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

♛Measurements

We do not allow returns or exchanges, so please ask any questions before purchasing!

Note: these slacks were meant to be tailored to fit individuals, as they are military issue uniform pieces. They are ready to be hemmed and/or tailored by your local seamstress, dry cleaner, or tailor. They feature rear waist allowances and can be taken in somewhat smaller or larger through that same rear waist seam.

DISREGARD ANY SIZE TAGS ATTACHED TO THESE...we have measured each pair individually as the original tags are often inaccurate.

As always, allow room for fit and ease!

Size 24 XS Note -- 24" is a rare size and it does ~not~ come with the belt!

Waist about 24" taut (NO BELT)
Hips full
Inseam about 33" to 34"
Front rise about 15 1/2"

Size 26

Waist about 26" taut and can be tightened a bit smaller with belt
Hips full/to about 42"
Inseam about 33" to 34"
Front rise about 15 1/2"

Size 27

Waist about 27" taut and can be tightened a bit smaller with belt
Hips full/to about 42"
Inseam about 33" to 34"
Front rise about 15 1/2"

Size 28

Waist about 28" taut and can be tightened a bit smaller with belt
Hips full/to about 44"
Inseam about 33" to 34"
Front rise about 15 1/2"

Size 29

Waist about 29" taut and can be tightened a bit smaller with belt
Hips full/to about 44"
Inseam about 33" to 34"
Front rise about 15 1/2"

Size 30

Waist about 30" taut and can be tightened a bit smaller with belt
Hips full/to about 44"
Inseams range from 33" to 34"
Front rise about 15 1/2"

Size 31

Waist about 31" taut and can be tightened a bit smaller with belt
Hips full/to about 44"/45"
Inseams range from 33" to 34"
Front rise about 15 1/2"

Size 32

Waist about 32" taut and can be tightened a bit smaller with belt
Hips full/to about 45"/46"
Inseams range from 33" to 34"
Front rise about 15 1/2"

Size 33

Waist about 33" taut and can be tightened a bit smaller with belt
Hips full/to about 46"
Inseams range from 33" to 34"
Front rise about 15 1/2"


♛Condition

Unworn/deadstock. 70+ years old, but will last another lifetime with proper care!

Each has been examined by two sets of trained eyes, but do remember they date to the 1940s. Sold as-found. It's reasonable that a tiny flaw or imperfection may turn up on a pair from time to time on a pair, but there are no blatant flaws.

These have been in storage for decades. I will lint roll BRIEFLY before shipping. To preserve deadstock status for our military collectors, cleaning and pressing is not included in purchase. Dry clean or hand-wash/air dry.

The original size tags attached are often inaccurate. Disregard these and go by the sizes we state.

These were US Navy uniform issue pieces. Each pair has serged or pinked hem cuffs, meant to be hemmed to the perfect length by its new owner. Price does not include this hemming or any tailoring.

These slacks are wonderful quality. Check retail pricing on 1940s women's slacks and WAVES pieces, and see if you can find any deadstock ones that are priced remotely as fairly. See our unsolicited reviews on Etsy!

Please ask any questions before purchase. No returns or exchanges.

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