1950 Approximate
Men's Black Patent Loafers. Material: plastic, rubber, textile. Size: 11 1/2" L. Description: black vinyl, simulated patent leather loafers - basket weave toe box pattern with black plastic tie across top - black simulated rubber sole - designer name stamped in gold on insole: "Chancellors" - stamped inside toe box: "9 1/2, All Man Made Materials, Made in China" - stamped on sole bottom: "9 1/2 Chancellors".
Dr. Wesley Howard Rethwill purchased this tuxedo and accessories from Matt J. Graif in Mankato, Minnesota in the 1950s. Dr. Wesley Howard Rethwill wore this tuxedo to formal events during his college years: 1953-1959; during his travels with his wife; and to events at the Grand Masonic Lodge of Minnesota 1967-1972.