m1938 Jeep Coat

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This vintage Jeep coat was made during WWII for the US Army.  It is made from green canvas with a brown wool lining and collar.  It has a shawl collar and a double breasted closure, with a throat latch with a wreath style donut button under the collar.

Chest (pit to pit): 22-3/4″  (doubled = 45-1/2″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26″
Length (base of collar to hem): 34″

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m1938 shawl collar jeep coat

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This vintage m1938 jeep coat was made in 1942 by the Stahl Urban company for the US Army. It is belted, with a wool lining and shawl collar.

Tagged size: 40
Chest (pit to pit): 23-1/2″ (doubled = 47″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26″
Length (base of collar to hem): 33-1/4″

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Shawl Collar M1938 mackinaw

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This vintage coat was made in WWII for the US Army.  It is a variant on the m1938 jeep coat, with a khaki cotton shell and matching collar.
Tagged size: 36
Chest (pit to pit): 23-1/2″ (doubled = 47″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23″
Length (base of collar to hem): 34″

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M1938 Jeep Coat

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This vintage coat is an m1938 jeep coat, issued during WWII. The style descends from sheeplined canvas work coats and shawl collared mackinaws of the 1910s-1930s. It has a cotton shell and a wool lining. The coat has a double breasted front and a wide wool faced shawl collar. It is belted. There is a buttoned throat latch under the collar to secure it in cold weather, fastened with a riveted “wreath” button. Patches identify the original owner as a technical sergeant in the Army Service Forces.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/2″
Length: 31-1/2″

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