m1938 shawl collar jeep coat

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This vintage m1938 jeep coat was made in 1942 by the Stahl Urban company for the US Army. It is belted, with a wool lining and shawl collar.

Tagged size: 40
Chest (pit to pit): 23-1/2″ (doubled = 47″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26″
Length (base of collar to hem): 33-1/4″

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1940s Hudsons Bay point blanket coat

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This vintage coat was made in the 1940s-1950s by the Hudson’s Bay Company from their Hudson’s Bay Point blankets.  This one is made in the rare brown on brown color scheme, with the black and red being more common in that era.  It is double breasted, with a belted waist and a half-lining.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 34″

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1930s-1940s aviator jacket

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This vintage jacket was made in the late 1930s-early 1940s.  It is made from brown capeskin leather in the aviator style so popular in that time period.  It has an offset zipper, broad lapels and collar, handwarmer pockets, a zipped breast pocket and zipped map pocket.  It has a half-belt back. The main zipper is an early Crown, with a square topped stopbox and teeth very similar to a Talon (pre-chevron teeth, pre-two way teeth). The back is painted with  nose art close to a Disney/Roald Dahl gremlin, with horned flight helmet and parachute harness, but with a pointy mosquito or bird nose. The lining is missing.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18-3/4″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff):24-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 24″

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JC Higgins hunting jacket

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This vintage hunting coat was made for Sears Roebuck and Co under their JC Higgins hunting label.  It is made of canvas with a corduroy collar. It has an open top, hook closure internal game pouch.

Chest (pit to pit): 24-1/2″ (doubled = 49″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 28″

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WWII shawl collar army mackinaw

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This vintage mackinaw was made in the 1940s for a US army officer.  It has a shawl collar, is double breasted, and belted. This one has seen a lot of wear, though it’s hard to know whether it was during the war or post-war, as these were popular as surplus as workwear.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder:18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 33″

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American Optical Sunglasses

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http://www.ebay.com/itm/272043651663

These vintage sunglasses were made by American Optical in the 1940s-1950s.  They have transparent yellow frames and green lenses with cable temples. They measure 5-1/8″ hinge to hinge and 13/16″ across the lens.

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These vintage sunglasses were made by American Optical in the 1940s-1950s.  They have transparent yellow frames and green lenses. They measure 4-7/8″ hinge to hinge and 1-3/4″ across the lens.

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Leather and Wool two tone jacket

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This vintage jacket was made in the early 1940s.  Likely sold by Sears, this wool and capeskin leather panel style was briefly popular from about 1940-1943.  It has a bell shaped Conmar zipper, a buttoned throat latch, handwarmer pockets, pleated half belt back and leather trimmed breast pocket.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 16″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 22-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 21-1/2″

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