Congress Sportswear belt back mackinaw coat
This vintage coat was made in the late 1930s by Congress Sportswear by Hudson’s Sports Store of Detroit, Michigan. It is made of red and black plaid mackinaw cloth, with a classic double breasted cut, with a belted back, flapped cargo pockets and handwarmer pockets on the chest. As was typical of 1930s mackinaws, this one is unlined.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″
Shoulder to shoulder: 17″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-1/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31″

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