R.H. Macy 1930s plaid workshirt

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This vintage plaid wool workshirt was made in the early 1930s and was sold by R.H. Macy & Co., Inc. They later simplified their name to Macy’s. The design of the shirt, in particular the distinctive pocket flaps, are consistent with what was being produced by LL Bean at the time. It’s likely they had the contract for this Macy’s store labeled shirt.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length (base of collar to hem): 32″
Collar: 16″

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WWII officer’s short overcoat

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This vintage short doeskin officer’s overcoat was made in the 1940s by Smith Gray of New York. It has a six button front, with two large flapped patch pockets, and a rear center vent. It is half lined with a quilt stitched section in the shoulders. It bears a 1939 union tag in the pocket.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to Shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26″

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WWII enlisted short army overcoat

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This vintage overcoat was WWII issue. It appears to have originally been a long overcoat, cut down into a short one. There are extensive repairs, presumably from the fabric of the cut-away tail.

Chest (pit to pit): 20″
Shoulder to Shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23″

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