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1957 Bernard Weatherill Black Heavyweight Tailcoat, 40" (broad shoulders)

1957 Bernard Weatherill Black Heavyweight Tailcoat, 40" (broad shoulders)

A beautiful set of black hunting tails by Bernard Weatherill, tailored in 1957.

Beautiful heavyweight cavalry twill fabric, with tattersall check wool lining.

The chest is a 40" but the shoulders are broad - measuring 20" across the top of the shoulders.


- working cuffs & button-hole

- tail pockets to the rear

- top hat attachment ring

Sold without buttons.

Condition report:

In excellent condition on the outside.

The lining has some staining from waistcoat at the armpits and some wearing of the lining at the armpits as well.

There is some re-stitching needed on the right tail lining - neat repairs can be made (by us if needed) Can be worn now but repairs will prevent further damage.


Chest to fit 40" (ie measures 21" across the chest)

Shoulder to shoulder across top 20"

Shoulder seam to seam 4 iches below nape: 17 1/2"

Nape to bottom hem 40"

Nape to rear buttons on the mid-back 18"

Outside sleeve 25" (from top of shoulder to cuff down the outside curve)

Sleeve from armpit to cuff along inside of arm 16"

Stock code: VGBTC26



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