Steele Brothers fur coat

This vintage coat was made in the early part of the century by Steele Brothers of Gloversville, New York. Made from black fur which I have been told is Buffalo hide, it is double breasted, with a toggle front, shawl collar and handwarmer pockets.  It has a quilted lining, ticking sleeves and storm cuffs.

Pit to pit: 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 20″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 51″

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Raccoon Coat

This vintage fur coat is a men’s style, made by Langlois furriers in Victoriaville, Quebec.  It is a 1970s version of the 1920s collegiate stadium coat style, with a large style, and two slash pockets.  It has a quilted liner and a center vent. The coat has a fair bit of wear, but still has a lot of life in it.Chest: 20″ Shoulder to Shoulder: 19″ Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26″     Photobucket