This mackinaw coat was made recently, with a design taken from work mackinaws of the 1930s, with a belted, pleated back, handwarmer pockets, a double breasted front and flapped cargo pockets. It is made from lighter weight, softer material than the originals and is lined.
This vintage jacket was made in Yugoslavia in the 1970s by Chess King. It has 1930s proportions and detailing, with a high button stance, moderate peak lapels, double breast pockets and a fancy pleated, belted back. Though tagged a 42, sizing is notoriously inconsistent brand to brand, so refer to the measurements. With a 44″ chest, this best fits a 40.
This vintage mackinaw was made in the late 1930s-early 1940s for Penneys and was sold under their Sportclad label. It is a blue-green and brown plaid, with a belt back, double breasted cut, has handwarmer and flapped cargo pockets, and as typical of these early coats, is unlined.
This vintage overcoat was made in the 1930s by Viking of St. Paul, Minnesota. It is double breasted, with downward sloping peak lapels, a belted back and a breast pocket. It is made from a heavy boucle wool fabric and bears an Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America union label. The date is stitched over, but from the style, it is likely the 1936 variant.
This vintage jacket was made in the 1930s by Knockabout. It is made of mackinaw wool, with a pleated, half belt back, low slung side adjuster belts, a grommet pin-lock Crown zipper, button adjuster cuffs, leather trim on the pockets. As is typical of these early work jackets, this one is unlined. The unusual coil zipper on the breast pocket was made by Nu-Zip
Chest (pit to pit):25″ (doubled = 50″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 22-1/2″
Length (base of collar): 24″
This vintage coat was made in Ontario, Canada in the 1920s- mid 1930s by Carss Mackinaw. It is made from a distinctive plaid, with caped shoulders, four flapped, buttoned patch pockets, a belted back and a rolled collar. As was typical of work mackinaws of this early period, this one is unlined.
Chest (pit to pit): 22″
Shoulder to shoulder: 17″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31″