Denim Duster

This vintage coat was custom made in the 1970s, with an elasticized back, a deeply slit back, double buckled cuffs and a snap front.

Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)

Shoulder to shoulder: 16-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23-3/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 48-1/2″

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Arizona Hatters cowboy duster

This vintage coat was made by Arizona Hatters, 2502 N. 1st Ave, Tucson, AZ in the late ’60s-1970s and was worn on a ranch here in Montana.  It is made from heavy waxed canvas in a distinctive dark orange color.  It has a broad collar, yoked front and back, elasticized cuffs, a drawstring waist and large pockets. The coat does up with a combination of snaps and a zipper.  The zipper is typical of the 1960s-1970s era, and was probably made in Japan, with a stopbox design copied from Talons of the early 1950s.

Chest (pit to pit):  26-1/2″ (doubled = 53″)
Shoulder to shoulder:  22-1/4″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 22″
Length (base of collar to hem): 45″

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1930s black rubber raincoat
This vintage raincoat was made in the 1930s, and from the specifics, was likely sold by Sears. It is made from black rubber, with a cord trimmed collar, back yoke and hook and eye closure. It is single breasted, with flapped pockets, a rear vent and rivets at all points of stress.

Chest (pit to pit): 23-1/2″
shoulder to shoulder: 20″
sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 48″

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French Despatch Rider Coat

This vintage coat was made in 1948.  It is french army issue, either for a motorcycle despatch rider, or for the cavalry.  It has leg straps to keep it from flapping in the wind, and pass through slits instead of pockets.  It has a small collar, raglan sleeves, an attached belt and metal buttons. There are buttons inside which look like they could attach to a liner.
Chest: 30″ (doubled = 60″ = size 56)
Sleeve (center to cuff): 33-1/2″