Sportclad double breasted mackinaw

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This vintage mackinaw was made in the late 1930s-early 1940s for Penneys and was sold under their Sportclad label.  It is a blue-green and brown plaid, with a belt back, double breasted cut, has handwarmer and flapped cargo pockets, and as typical of these early coats, is unlined.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)

Shoulder to shoulder: 20″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23-7/8″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31″

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1930s Double Duty mackinaw coat

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This vintage mackinaw coat was made in the mid-late 1930s by Double Duty (for rugged wear).  It is double breasted, with handwarmer and flapped cargo pockets.  It has a halfbelt back with button on belt quarters to form a full belt.  As is typical with work mackinaws of this period, this coat is unlined.

Tagged size: 44
Chest (pit to pit):24″
Shoulder to shoulder: 20″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31″

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WWII Shawl Collar Army Mackinaw

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This vintage mackinaw was made in 1942 by the Jacob Siegel Co. for the US Army. It is shawl collared and double breasted, with flapped patch cargo pockets and epaulettes.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 32″

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March 1942 shawl collar army mackinaw

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This vintage coat was made for the US Army during WWII in March of 1942. It is made of doeskin wool, with a shawl collar, a 3×6 double breasted front, a buttoned belt, buttoned epaulettes, and flapped patch cargo pockets. It is stamped as being issued to a W.G. Henry. These coats, and their predecessors were popular as hard wearing items of fall and winter workwear from the late 1920s-1950s.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 33″


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