1940s peak lapel brown tweed overcoat

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281560242935
This vintage tweed overcoat was made in the 1940s and was sold by the Van Zandt & Willman Golden Clothes Shop of 6222-24 Halstead Street, Chicago, Illinois. The coat is single breasted, in an oatmeal colored tweed, with peak lapels, belted cuffs and raglan sleeves. It is half-lined, as was typical of overcoats of this period. The coat bears a 1939 Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America union label.

Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Sleeve (center of collar to cuff): 33″ (roughly equivalent to a 24 to 24-1/2″ sleeve)
Length (base of collar to hem): 44-1/2″

 photo editsbpeak.jpg

 photo IMG_0464.jpg

 photo IMG_0596.jpg

 photo IMG_0465.jpg

 photo IMG_0598.jpg

 photo IMG_0597.jpg

 photo IMG_0466.jpg

 photo IMG_0468.jpg

 photo IMG_0470.jpg

1930s-1940s Cougar men’s double breasted overcoat

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271738305921
This vintage overcoat was made in the late 1930s- early 1940s by Cougar (rugged as the Rockies) for the Van Zant & Willman Golden Clothes Shop, 2222 Halstead St, Chicago, Illinois. The coat is double breasted, with broad lapels, It has handwarmer pockets and double button belted cuffs, and is fully lined. It bears a 1939 Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America union label.

Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 44″

 photo editcougar.jpg

 photo IMG_0478.jpg

 photo IMG_0603.jpg

 photo IMG_0605.jpg

 photo IMG_0604.jpg

 photo IMG_0479.jpg

 photo IMG_0482.jpg

 photo IMG_0483.jpg

 photo IMG_0485.jpg