This vintage plaid mackinaw was made in the 1930s. It has a button front, with six pockets, two of which share the pocket flaps of the larger patch pockets upon which they are mounted. The coat has an unusual cutaway collar with loop closure. It has a caped back, with side entry game pouch and extended double sleeve/cuffs. Several versions based on this original model of coat have been produced by Ralph Lauren under both the RRL and Polo lines.
This jacket was made for Ralph Lauren and was sold under the Polo label. It is based on a 1920s-1930s hunting coat, with a shawl collar a seven pocket front and rear game pouch. It has doubled sleeves and caped shoulders. It’s made of a heavy knit cotton fabric.
This vintage jacket was made in the mid to late 1930s by the Woolrich Woolen Mills of Woolrich, PA. This is the rare 255 model, with caped shoulders, handwarmers with D-pocket stitching and flapped cargo pockets. It has exposed buttons and a rear game pouch. The coat, in keeping with many early mackinaw coats, is unlined.
Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 29″