1950s Mens Pure Cashmere Coat Overcoat Large / XL
Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing
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This is a beautiful quality vintage mens cashmere coat made in a black color. This overcoat / topcoat was sold at a men's haberdashery in Jamaica N.Y. during the 1950s. It is made with medium width notched lapels and has slightly padded shoulders. It closes with three plastic buttons down the front. Each sleeve has a turned up cuff. There is a flapped pocket at either side and the coat has a 16'' kick pleat at the center back. The coat is fully lined in a black rayon satin.
Label: 100% Imported Cashmere - Tailored Expressly For B.B. Clothes Shop Jamaica, N.Y.
Union label: ACWU - Amalgated Clothing Workers of America. This particular label was in use between 1949 and 1962.
Material: Pure Cashmere
Sizing: This is about a large size, probably a 46 to 48 regular, but please rely on the following measurements for fit, taking the thickness of the fabric into account (measure either a similar coat that you own or compare to your body measurements):
Shoulders: 20" across from shoulder/sleeve seam to shoulder/sleeve seam
Sleeves: 26" from the shoulder/sleeve seam
Sleeve Inseam: 17 1/2"
Chest: 51" around
Waist: 52" around
Hips: 53" around
Length: 44 1/2", measured flat
It is in very condition with no pronounced wear, tear, stains or odors - in unusually nice shape for a coat of this age. This coat looks to have seen little use and was well stored and cared for over the years.
Exceptional quality fabric and easy to wear 50s styling.....extremely soft.