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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Ralph Lauren blanket coat

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This coat was made for Ralph Lauren and was sold under the Polo label.  It is based upon a c. 1915 shawl collar blanket mackinaw made by Guiterman Bros. The coat is double breasted, with a shawl collar, leather trimmed handwarmer pockets, flapped cargo pockets and a belted waist.  In keeping with the original upon which this style was based, it is unlined. The original retail of this coat was $1195.

Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 21″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26-1/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 33″

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1930s Double Duty mackinaw coat

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This vintage mackinaw coat was made in the mid-late 1930s by Double Duty (for rugged wear).  It is double breasted, with handwarmer and flapped cargo pockets.  It has a halfbelt back with button on belt quarters to form a full belt.  As is typical with work mackinaws of this period, this coat is unlined.

Tagged size: 44
Chest (pit to pit):24″
Shoulder to shoulder: 20″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31″

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1940s Golden Bear leather jacket

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This vintage jacket was made in the 1940s by S. Slater & Son of San Francisco, under their Golden Bear label. The jacket is made of goatskin, with a full belt, pleated back, yoked front and back, handwarmer pockets concealed inside the front vertical seams, and flapped cargo pockets. It has a talon zipper with a rectangular holed pull and Talon marked “U” stopbox, which put its date of manufacture between about 1944 and 1948.

Chest (pit to pit): 21-1/2″ (doubled = 43″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/2″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 27″

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1940s Grais Sportswear leather half-belt jacket

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This vintage leather jacket was made by by Grais – Sportswear with Grace in the 1940s. It has a half-belt, pleated back, a surcoat length cut, a tunneled, elasiticized belt with a single button closure, a blacked out Talon of mid-late 1940s manufacture, and ring pull chain zippers on the dual breast pockets. The cargo pockets are flapped and there are buttons on the cuffs.

Chest (pit to pit): 20″ (doubled = 40″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-3/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 27-1/2″

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1940s Montgomery Ward nylon and mouton surcoat

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This vintage jacket was made in the late 1940s and was sold by Montgomery Ward. It is made of shiny brown-burgundy nylon, with a crown zipper main zipper, and anchor branded hook closure belt and an elastic waist. It has a quilted lining.

Chest (pit to pit): 20″ (doubled = 40″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 27-1/4″

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1930s belted burgundy men’s bathing suit swim briefs

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This vintage swimsuit was made in the late 1930s. It is made of burgundy wool with belt loops and side piping. It has a false fly seam, snapped coin/key pocket and built in supporter.

Waist (unstretched): 16-1/2″ (doubled = 33″)
Waist (Stretched): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Side seam: 9″
Rise: 14-1/2″

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