1951 Custom Tailored belt-back double breasted overcoat

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This vintage overcoat was custom tailored in November of 1951 for a Mr. Leon E Nark of Hershey, Pennsylvania. The coat is a classic double breasted style with 3×6 buttoning and a belted back. The coat is half lined, and has cuffed sleeves, pick stitched lapels and flapped patch pockets. The fabric is wool but feels like it may be a blend with cashmere.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 47″

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1930s Browning King double breasted overcoat

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This vintage overcoat was made in the late 1930s-early 1940s by Browning King, of Fifth Avenue, New York. It is their Lincoln model. The coat is double breasted, with peak lapels. It is half-lined, as was typical of overcoats of this era.

Tagged size: 41
Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 20″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 46″

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1930s-1940s Cougar men’s double breasted overcoat

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This vintage overcoat was made in the late 1930s- early 1940s by Cougar (rugged as the Rockies) for the Van Zant & Willman Golden Clothes Shop, 2222 Halstead St, Chicago, Illinois. The coat is double breasted, with broad lapels, It has handwarmer pockets and double button belted cuffs, and is fully lined. It bears a 1939 Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America union label.

Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 44″

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1930s NRA tagged Chippewa chinstrap work shirt

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This vintage shirt was made in Wisconsin between 1933 and 1935 by the Chippewa Falls Woolen Mill under the Chippewa label. It is made of red and black wool, with long tails, buttoned breast pockets, and a extension tab or ” chinstrap ” collar stand. These shirts were popular workwear during the fall and winter months. The shirt bears a NRA Cotton Code (National Recovery Act) tag, which helps date it within a three year span.

Chest (pit to pit): 25″ (doubled = 50″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 21″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 32″

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1940s two tone half-belt gabardine jacket

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This vintage jacket was made in the late 1940s. It is made from wool gabardine in a half-belt cossack style, with a zipper front, handwarmer pockets and side belt adjusters. It is fully lined. The zipper is a bell-shaped Conmar zipper of the type used during WWII.

Chest (pit to pit): 22-1/2″ (Doubled = 45″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 26″

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1950s-1960s German motorcycle jacket

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This vintage jacket was made in Germany in the late 1950s-early 1960s. It is a classically German double breasted cut, with a wide collar and concentric stitching on the shoulders and elbows. The bottom portion of the jacket is quilted. There is a zipped breast pocket, partially under the lapel, as well as zippers on the sleeves and at the side vents, where there would be laces on an American made jacket. The jacket appears to be made from an imitation leather product from its stamped grain pattern. The jacket is lined in a heavy moleskin, and there are two interior pockets. The zippers are all marked with sailboats. The inside of the jacket is embossed with the maker’s name, VEB, Freiberger Leder Bekleidung, which translates to Freiberger motorcycle leathers.

Tagged size: German 48 = US 38
Chest (pit to pit): 22″
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length (base of collar to hem): 25″

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1950s Zero King hudson’s bay point blanket jacket

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This vintage jacket was made in the 1950s by Zero King Sports Apparel. It is tailored from a red and black point blanket, possibly Hudson’s Bay, but there are no mill tags on it. The jacket is single breasted, with a zipper front. The original zipper has been replaced with a vinyl YKK, which works well. The jacket has caped shoulders, similar to earlier Carss mackinaw detailing. It is partially lined.

Chest (pit to pit): 26″ (doubled = 52″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length (base of collar to hem): 32″

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1950s Town and Country tweed and alpaca overcoat

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This vintage overcoat was made in the 1950s by Gordon and Ferguson / Guiterman Bros. under the Town & Country label. It was sold by Bloomingdale’s Men’s Store. The coat is double breasted, with a three piece button-on belt. It is weed with an alpaca pile lining.

Tagged size: 40
Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length (base of collar to hem): 46″

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1940s tweed sportcoat

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This vintage tweed jacket was made in the 1940s. It is made of an oatmeal and brown striped tweed, similar in pattern to what was used on Fender tweed amps. It is single breasted, with three leather knot buttons, no vent, and patch pockets. The jacket is half lined and has no tags. The leather buttons may be replacements, as there is a bag with smaller matching leather cuff buttons in the pocket which have not been sewn on.

Chest (pit to pit): 20″
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-1/2″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 29″

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Rubin Brothers wool workwear jacket

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This vintage workwear jacket was made by Rubin Bros. It is made of gray wool, has a serged round collar and a snap front. There is an inside pocket.

Chest (pit to pit): 29″ (doubled = 58″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 20-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 27-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 29-1/2″

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