1940 WW2 Vintage Sewing Pattern B34 TWO-WAY SIREN SUIT (1395)
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~ Circa/Date: 1940 WW2
~ Details: TWO-WAY SIREN SUIT by Weldon’s (I have finally got hold of this gem of a pattern!)
This pattern is one of the most sought after patterns from the WW2 period. Winston Churchill had a Siren Suit, Cut in bottle-green velvet and with a cigar jammed in its breast pocket, his ingenious solution is displayed in the Jermyn Street shop of the company that he commissioned to make it, “Turnbull & Asser”. The 125-year-old T&A shirt maker has this historical treasure on display, Churchill’s invention of a quick-to-slip-on all-in-one. Step into T&A and just gawp at the Siren Suit! Thanks to Churchill that the famous Siren Suit came about.
An original siren suit sold at auction for £29,875.
~ Size/Measurements (Inches): Size: ~ BUST: 34″ Waist: 28″ Hip: 37″
~ Condition: Brand New Reproduced Copy. All pieces present and correct, with full instructions.
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