Army Officer’s trenchcoat

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This vintage trench coat was made in 1943 for the US Army. ¬†Officially named the Regularion Army Officer’s Overcoat, Field, this trench is double breasted, with broad lapels, a wide overlap, belted waist, flap at the shoulder, buttoned throat latch under the collar, buttoned cuff adjuster belts, buttonholes at the hem to button back the tails, epaulettes and buttoned handwarmer pockets with pass through slits. ¬†It has a full wool button-in lining.

Tagged size: 38R
Chest (pit to pit): 24-1/2″ (doubled = 49″)
Shoulder to shoulder:19-3/4″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/2″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 44-1/2″

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1948 French Canvas duster

This French Canvas coat is dated 1948. While it is only a size 2, it is roughly tent-sized. The extremely long belt allows it to be cinched down to more-or-less any size.

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