Chest 38-40 inches. Neck 15-15 1/2 inches.
Pattern and instructions to make: Simplicity 4452; ca. 1962; Men's Short Shirts: Shirt, V. 1 and 2, has front closing with a pointed band, patch pocket and pointed lower edge. V. 1 and 3 has a button and loop closing, top-stitching detail and straight lower edge with slits at lower ends of side seams.
The pattern is complete and has been used, the collar piece has a chunk missing from it, the pieces are crinkled as though they have been wet. The envelope has some signs of wear. It is creased, torn down the sides and has spotty discoloration (foxing). This is a second-hand item.
Your pattern will arrive packed in an archival quality comic book bag with an archival quality backing board.