1970s plaid jacket


This vintage jacket was made between 1968 and 1976, based on the variant of 1949 ACWofA union label in the pocket.  It appears to be deadstock, with the pockets still sewn shut.  The jacket is made of a lightweight fabric in a bold white and gray plaid.  It has a slanted breast pocket, keyhole lapel button hole, flapped pockets, ticket pocket and pleats under the pockets.

Chest (pit to pit): 20″ (doubled = 40″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 16-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-3/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 29-1/2″

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Penney’s plaid coat


This vintage coat was made in the 1950s for Penney’s.  It is made out of a beige wool with a napped surface and overcheck.  It has a Talon zipper front and buttoned side adjusters.

Chest (pit to pit): 22-1/2″ (doubled = 45″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem):30″

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