m1938 Jeep Coat

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272101292449

This vintage Jeep coat was made during WWII for the US Army.  It is made from green canvas with a brown wool lining and collar.  It has a shawl collar and a double breasted closure, with a throat latch with a wreath style donut button under the collar.

Chest (pit to pit): 22-3/4″  (doubled = 45-1/2″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26″
Length (base of collar to hem): 34″

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Leather Swedish tanker jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272101282257

This vintage leather jacket was made in Sweden for their army. These were used by motorcycle despach riders and tank crews. They were made in leather and green canvas versions, this is the simplified of the leather version, with the snap closure at the waist and collar rather than the more complicated hook closure.  Made from heavy black leather, it has epaulettes, an asymmetrical closure, band collar, handwarmer pockets, belted adjusters at the cuffs and a large map pocket in the center of the chest.  The jacket is blanket lined, with an internal snapped wind flap. The original changeable ring-back buttons have been either switched out or modified to be wired onto backing plates. These coats were cut oversized, with broad shoulders and long sleeves.  Someone has added shoulder pads inside, which square up the broad shoulders.  They are easily removed.

Chest (pit to pit): 23-3/4″ (doubled = 47-1/2″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 21″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 24-1/4″

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1930s denim army pullover

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401051338434

This vintage jacket was made in the 1930s for the US army.  It is a pullover style with large side entry pockets and zinc buttons.

Chest (pit to pit): 24-1/2″ (doubled = 49″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 21″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23-3/8″
Length (base of collar to hem): 27-3/4″

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m1938 shawl collar jeep coat

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272097265712

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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