1930s-1940s ClothCraft blue tweed overcoat

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This vintage overcoat was made in the late 1930s-early 1940s by Clothcraft for the Standard Clothing Company of Williston, North Dakota. It bears an Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America union label, though the way it is sewn, you can’t see whether it is a 1936 or 1939 variant. My guess would be a ’39. The coat is double breasted, with handwarmer pockets. It is made of a heavy blue tweed. The coat is half-lined, as was typical during this period.
Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 16″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/2″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 45″

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1920s-1930s Flexedge overcoat

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This vintage overcoat was made in the late 1920s-early 1930s. It if made with Flex-Edge construction, which was patented March 24, 1925 and consists of the seams being folded back past the edge and sewn flat. The tag advertises it as having “no thick clumsy seams, and tailored to stay tailored”. The coat is double breasted, with horizontal, round edged peak lapels, a breast pocket and flapped hip pockets. The coat has a belted back and is half-lined.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 34″

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1940s Dureghan Longwear overcoat

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This vintage overcoat was made in the 1940s by the New Process Company of Warren, Pennsylvania under the LongWear label of Dureghan 100% Wool fabric, with a luxurious nap. It is single breasted and half-lined.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18-1.2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26″
Length (base of collar to hem): 44″

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1930s Sears Hercules plaid mackinaw coat

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This vintage mackinaw coat was made in the late 1930s for Sears under its Hercules label. It is wool plaid in a double breasted cut, with handwarmer pockets and flapped cargo pockets. As is typical of these earlier production mackinaws, it is unlined.

Chest (pit to pit): 21-1/2″ (doubled = 43″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-3/4″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 30″

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1940s Hercules mackinaw coat

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This vintage mackinaw coat was made in the early 1940s for Sears under its Hercules label. It is wool plaid in a double breasted cut, with handwarmer pockets and flapped cargo pockets. It has a plaid lining, a feature Sears introduced in its mackinaws around 1941. By the post-war period, many mackinaws sold by Sears had switched over to a quilted lining, and the design of the Hercules label had changed.

Chest (pit to pit): 26″ (doubled = 52″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 21″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 31″

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1930s plaid stag coat mackinaw

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This vintage jacket was made in the 1920s-mid 1930s. It is what was then called a stag coat, a variant on the mackinaw coat. It is single breasted, with patch pockets and a fold over collar. It has a double back, and is unlined.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled – 44″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 29″
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1920s herringbone tweed Regency House overcoat

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This vintage overcoat was made in the 1920s-1930s by Regency House of London and New York. It was styled in Golden Square, London, and was sold by Carson Pirie Scott & Company, a high end department store based in Wisconsin. It is made in an extremely bold black and white herringbone tweed, with raglan shoulders, broad lapels, a plain back and button adjuster cuffs. It is half-lined, as was typical of overcoats of this period. There is an internal breast pocket, a smaller pocket, and a button on throat latch for cold weather.

Tagged size: 39
Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Sleeve (center of collar to cuff): 36″ (about equivalent to 27″ sleeves and 18″ shoulders)
Length (base of collar to hem): 48″

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