German rubber raincoat

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272123081955

This vintage raincoat is made from heavy rubberized canvas, with a wool collar.  It has raglan shoulders, a typically European buttoned tab closure rather than a more traditional fully buttoned front, epaulettes and a large D pocket map pocket. There is a tag reading  “36”, but with an extra large 52″ chest, this would best fit around a US 46.

Chest (pit to pit): 26″ (doubled = 52″)

Sleeve (center of collar to cuff): 36″
Length (base of collar to hem): 51″

 photo edit raincoat.jpg

 photo DSCF4447.jpg

 photo DSCF4448.jpg

 photo DSCF4450.jpg

 photo DSCF4451.jpg

1918 dated WWI army overcoat

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281645258225
This vintage overcoat was made in 1918 by Cohen Endel . . . of New York and was distributed by the New York Depot quartermaster. The coat is double breasted, with a belted back and buttoned throat latch. There is a secondary stamp from the New York Depot, stamped Marvin Falk and what looks like 1933. The belt-back is is sewn over the tag and lining, and from its construction, looks like it may have been added later. There is a army air corps patch on the shoulder, obviously added later than WWI, however if the coat was re-issued in the 1930s, it would likely have been added at that point. The As is typical of coats of this period, it is only partially lined.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″” (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 38″

 photo edit wwi.jpg

 photo DSCF3959.jpg

 photo DSCF3960.jpg

 photo DSCF3962.jpg

 photo DSCF3963.jpg

 photo DSCF3964.jpg

 photo DSCF3966.jpg

 photo DSCF3969.jpg

 photo DSCF3970.jpg

1920s herringbone tweed Regency House overcoat

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281596596932
This vintage overcoat was made in the 1920s-1930s by Regency House of London and New York. It was styled in Golden Square, London, and was sold by Carson Pirie Scott & Company, a high end department store based in Wisconsin. It is made in an extremely bold black and white herringbone tweed, with raglan shoulders, broad lapels, a plain back and button adjuster cuffs. It is half-lined, as was typical of overcoats of this period. There is an internal breast pocket, a smaller pocket, and a button on throat latch for cold weather.

Tagged size: 39
Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Sleeve (center of collar to cuff): 36″ (about equivalent to 27″ sleeves and 18″ shoulders)
Length (base of collar to hem): 48″

 photo edit carson.jpg

 photo DSCF1856.jpg

 photo DSCF1858.jpg

 photo DSCF1859.jpg

 photo DSCF1861.jpg

 photo DSCF1862.jpg

 photo DSCF1864.jpg

 photo DSCF1865.jpg

 photo DSCF1867.jpg

 photo DSCF1868.jpg

 photo DSCF1870.jpg

 photo DSCF1872.jpg

Swiss army overcoat

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281544150678
This vintage overcoat was made for the Swiss Army. It is made of gray green wool. It is double breasted, with epaulettes and button belt loops. It is half-lined.

Chest (pit to pit): 25″ (doubled = 50″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 20″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″ (though depending on where cuff is, can be between 24″ and 30″)
Length (base of collar to hem): 49″

 photo DSCF8332.jpg

 photo DSCF8333.jpg

 photo DSCF8334.jpg

 photo DSCF8335.jpg

 photo DSCF8336.jpg

 photo DSCF8337.jpg

 photo DSCF8338.jpg

 photo DSCF8339.jpg

 photo DSCF8340.jpg

 photo DSCF8341.jpg

1950s Italian Navy bridge coat

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271722668680
This vintage overcoat was made in Italy for the Italian Navy. While it appears to have been produced in the 1950s from the label, save for the gold anchor buttons, the silhouette, with its sharp peak lapels, belted and pleated back, and nipped waist have a distinctly 1930s look. Switch out the gold buttons for black plastic and you have the perfect pre-war civilian overcoat.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Shoulder to shoulder:20-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length (base of collar to hem): 42″

 photo DSCF8322.jpg

 photo DSCF8323.jpg

 photo DSCF8325.jpg

 photo DSCF8327.jpg

 photo DSCF8329.jpg

 photo DSCF8328.jpg

 photo DSCF8324.jpg

 photo DSCF8330.jpg

 photo DSCF8331.jpg

1900s fur lined wool overcoat

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281534425466
This vintage overcoat was made around the turn of the century. It is double breasted and has a wool shell with an astrakhan collar, toggle closure, cuffed sleeves, ticket pocket and full fur lining. Perfect for the aspiring robber baron.

Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 20″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 48″

 photo DSCF7590.jpg

 photo DSCF7591.jpg

 photo DSCF7592.jpg

 photo DSCF7594.jpg

 photo DSCF7596.jpg

 photo DSCF7597.jpg

 photo DSCF7598.jpg

 photo DSCF7599.jpg

 photo DSCF7600.jpg

 photo DSCF7601.jpg