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    John Lennon Beatles vintage stage-worn D. A. Millings custom-made suit. John Lennon Beatles vintage stage-worn D. A. Millings custom-made suit. (c. 1963) "The Fab Four" lads from Liverpool emerged in the 60s not only as Rock & Roll royalty, but as fashion trendsetters climbing to the top of the pop charts as clean-cut "Mods" in mop-top haircuts and signature tailored, collarless suits like this one. D.A. "Dougie" Millings and his son Gordon made over 500 suits for The Beatles for stage, screen, photo shoots, and personal use. Millings made high fashion suits for many high profile bands including The Kinks, The Rolling Stones and The Who even claiming the dubious distinction of having made the suit that Keith Moon died in. Considered The Beatles' "house tailor" from 1962 - 1967, Dougie Millings (affectionately referred to as "Dad" by the band) even appears as a frustrated tailor attempting to measure the squirming boys in A Hard Days Night. This custom-made John Lennon stage-worn suit consists of (1) Beige wool collarless jacket, accented with black piping on edges and pockets, black interior lining and 3-button front closure and (1) Matching pair of beige, stovepipe pants with zipper front closure. This distinct collarless, slim-fitted suit design would become synonymous with the early look of The Beatles. Both garments retain the internal D. A. Millings & Son bias labels with handwritten "John Lennon / The Beatles". Both garments remain in stage-worn, very good condition. Accompanied by an LOA from tailor Gordon Millings.

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    December, 2013
    18th Wednesday
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