This vintage jacket was made in the 1940s by McGregor. It is a classic two tone hollywood jacket, with brown sleeves and collar, and a sand colored tweed front and back, with a subtle lime green overcheck. It has a three button front, with patch pockets. It is half lined and unvented. There is heavy mothing throughout.
This vintage overcoat was made in the 1930s by “Wear Well Clothes” It is a classic double breasted style, with sharp peak lapels, and a 4×6 buttoning. It has a pleated and belted back, and a nicely tailored nipped waist. Functional breast pocket. It is half lined. The coat is in very condition- a bit of fraying to the label, and some light overall wear. It is a heavy navy blue wool. The 44″ chest means it should fit a 36, 38 or 40, depending on the layering underneath.
This vintage short overcoat was sold by the BR Baker Company of Cleveland. It is made of a fine cotton cord material (Bedford Cord?). It is fully alpaca lined, in both the body and sleeves. There are knit storm cuffs. The coat has a mouton collar, though it feels like the back part has stiffened somewhat. There are beltloops, but the belt is missing. The coat has contrast caramel colored buttons and a plain back. The collar is zig zag stitched. The coat has seen a good bit of work in its day and has many worn spots and period repairs. There is a silk or rayon patch inside, where material was removed at some point to patch the elbow. It is a young man’s style, marked a size 18. Many of these young men’s styles crossed over into workwear territory. The styling is very similar to its cousin, the shawl collar mackinaw. The coat has flapped pockets, and handwarmer pockets with triangular end reinforcements.
Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″ = size 40)Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 22-1/2″Shoulder to Shoulder: 18-1/2″Length (collar to hem): 34-1/2″