Lot 274: Frank Sinatra personal signature tuxedo.
December 21, 2013
Calabasas Hills, CA, USALive Auction
274. Frank Sinatra personal signature tuxedo. This tuxedo ensemble was worn by legendary vocal stylist and entertainer Frank Sinatra in the mid 1990s. The outfit consists of a custom made Dunhill black tuxedo jacket with peak corded lapels, black vest with crème satin lining, matching custom black tuxedo pants with black corded piping down outer legs, white formal Gianfranco Ferre 15/38 dress shirt, oversized black satin bow tie. Bright orange silk Elite pocket square and pair of black A. Testoni Italian leather and satin loafers and gray socks included for display. The jacket and pants retain the Dunhill maker’s bias label sewn into the interior with typed “Mr. Sinatra / 5/25/90” in both garments. This tuxedo represents Sinatra’s iconic debonair style, which he perpetuated throughout his life and career, appearing in black tie and tux at many well-documented live performances, high profile events, and show-biz parties. This ensemble exemplifies Sinatra’s reputation for impeccable tailoring and formal cocktail wear. All garments are in very good condition with minor evidence of age and wear. Right shoe sole has been cut out to accommodate a mannequin stand for display.
$12,000 - $15,000