This is a vintage 1940s childs sailor suit. It is a white suit setailed with the traditional three stripes. The suit is about 27 1/2" long from shoulder to bottom of pants (size 2, 3 or 4?-unsure of size). We assume that it was a World War II era suit. Sailor suits were stillworn at the time, but normally by younger children. You might see a few of the younger boys in primary school wearing them. This suit is for a pre-school boy. It's made of a heavy canvas-like fabric that I think the actual uniforms were made of.
The pants themselves are about 20" long with 10 navy blue anchor buttons holding the pants onto the shirt (6 in the front, 2 at the sides and 2 at the back). The shirt is about 8 1/2" long, with 10" sleeves (and sewn on patch) front pocket and it's about 10 1/4" from shoulder to shoulder. The pants look to have a slight bell-bottom flair. There are no labels, but it looks to be professionally done and finished off. There is also an embrodiered petty officer rank ensignia on the sleeve.
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