How to Measure Boys', Young Men's Clothing
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Before measuring : Read the measuring instructions carefully. Notice what in–
formation is asked for. When measuring: It's difficult for a person to measure
himself correctly. Have someone else take the measurements. Empty pockets of
anything bull..")'. Stand naturally, in a relaxed position. Don't expand chest! Hold
tape snug, not tight. When ordering: Please give us all of the information asked
for. Make no extra allowances-Sears garments are
height without shoes. Most
popular method for taking height
measurement is to have boy stand
against wall. Height is important
because it helps you select the most
accurate size to give your boy a
handsome, more flattering fit.
Measure chest well up under arms
and over tips of shoulder blades.
For shlrts, suits, sport coats and
sweaters...measure chest over shirt.
For outer coats and jackets ... meas–
ure chest over heaviest clothing to be
Measure waist over underwear at
smallest part. Waist measurement
should be taken carefully because
it controls the amount of room in
the seat and crotch. When measur–
ing waist, be sure to hold tape
measure snug, but not tight.
TROUSER INSEAM MEASUREMENT
Take a pair of good-fitting trousers. Lay them
flat on a table as illustrated. Measure inseam
from crotch seam to bottom of cuff. Or,
prefer, have boy stand in a relaxed position
with legs spread apart. Pull up trousers to
where he likes to wear them. Measure along
inseam from crotch seam to length desired.
MEASURING TIPS ..
Help Sears give your boy the best possible fit!
• Measure carefully every time you order ... your boy's measurements
may have changed since the last time you ordered.
MAKE SURE YOU ORDER THE RIGHT SIZE .. . MEASURE EVERY TIME YOU ORDER!
The following measurements are necessary to determine correct
• When measuring, bold tape measure snug, not tight.
measureme11ts fall between sizes, order next size larger.
Meosure Height and Waist for:
Measure Height and Chest for:
• Be sure the garment you want comes in the size you require . .. not
all styles are offered in every size.
• Order by size ... never by age . .. as garments are based on body
measurements rather than age.
Suburban Coats Overcoats
Sears garments are "full cut" to body dimensions recommended by the United States Bureau of Standards
Use size chart below as a general guide to measuring
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If height is. . .. 32V2 to 34
to 37 37V2 to 40 40V2 to 4343V2 to 4646V2 to 4848V. to 5050V2 to 5252V2 to 5454V2 to
to 66 67 to 68 69 to 70
If chest is. .... 21
If waist is . . ...
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You're Guaranteed a Proper Shoe Fit by Ordering One of These 2 Ways
You may use Sears scientific 4-point.measuring plan as described below, or, if you are sure of your shoe size (length and width)
you may order by sending us your size. For children use the 4-point measuring _system every time you order.
When ordering by size, check catalog to be sure shoes come in your size.
Here is Sears 4 -point measuring system .. . for all members of the family. Use a blank sheet of pa–
per large enough to fit underyour foot, an ordinary kitchen knife, and a pencil. Sit on a chair and let
the foot thatgivesyou the most trouble rest
on the paper as illustrated at left. Do not stand
spread your foot and give incorrect measurements. Then mark paper as shown below.
Ill Hove someone else
hold knife straight up
and down at the
your longest toe os shown
above, and make a mark
with the pencil along the
outside edge of the point
of the knife.
IOI Ha ve knife blade
moved to the joint of
the inside of the foot,
(widest part! as shown
above, and again make
a mark with the pencil
along the outside edge of
Next, hove the knife
blade placed at back
of the heel, as shown in
the sketch above, and
make another mark with
the pencil along the out–
side edge of the knife
You will now have a piece of paper with four pencil marks on it as
shown at right. Do not enclose a complete pencil outline of your
foot ... these four marks give us the exact measurement of your foot.
Enclose this piece of paper with your order blank.
than one pair send diagram for each with catalog number noted.
For Children's Shoes . •• Measure Each Time You Order. Children's feet
grow so rapidly that size may change each time you order. However,
it's easy to get correctly fitted shoes for children if you measure as
shown above or send for Sears
Mcasul"ing Device. Ask for Sears
Measuring Device 13818N . .. you can use it again and again.
And last, have knife
blade placed at wid–
est port of the outside of
your foot as shown above.
This gives us your exact
foot measurement, so do
not send pencil outline of