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″
This vintage overcoat was custom tailored in 1939 by the A. Nash Company of Cincinnati, Ohio. It is a classic double breasted style, with a belted back. For some reason, someone has moved the buttons on the belt back to make it longer, but moving them back is a simple fix. It is half lined with a center vent. It has an early variant 1939 union tag which I have not seen outside of this coat.Chest: 24″Shoulder to shoulder: 19″Shoulder to Cuff: 26″
This vintage jacket was made in 1949 by the Gibson Wear Well Company of 164 Washington Street, Boston, MA. It is a four button jacket, single breasted, peak lapel. Unlike a uniform / workwear jacket, it has no lapel buttonhole, breast pocket, or any pockets at all for that matter. The buttons are all silvertone, marked “FD”. It has a United Garment Workers of American union tag. It is marked a size 42, but its chest measurement of 44″ puts it more in the territory of a size 40.
This vintage coat was made by Fit reform from “Elysian” British wool fabric in the 1930s. The fabric has the most incredible pattern and texture. The buttons need to be re-stitched, the middle one is loose, the top and bottom buttons are not shanked and are too tight against the fabric to button easily. It is single breasted, with handwarmer pockets and raglan shoulders.