This vintage jacket was made by Mavest under the Fieldston label for the Jordan Marsh Company in the mid 1960s. This norfolk jacket style was popular from the 1900s-1920s, with a brief revival when this one was made. It is made from a black and white tweed with red and blue flecks. The belt buttons on and off, with the norfolk straps forming the belt loops. The jacket is half-lined.
Chest (pit to pit): 22-1/2″ (doubled = 45″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31″
This vintage mackinaw coat was made in the 1920s. It is tailored from red and black Hudson’s Bay Company point blankets, in a classic double breasted cut. The coat is belted, with flapped hip pockets and slash handwarmers on the chest. The belt has buttons instead of a buckle, a typically 1920s detail. As with most mackinaws of this era, this example is unlined, with finished interior seams. This blanket material was highly sought after in this era for serious outdoorsmen. Upgrading to point blanket material over standard mackinaw wool could almost double the price.
Chest (pit to pit): 20-1/2″
Shoulder to shoulder: 16″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23-1/2″