1970s Vintage Plaid Wool Jacket Blazer Sport Coat Size M


Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing

This is a mens vintage plaid wool jacket dating to the 1970s, made in a tan, black and red check pattern, in a style similar to that worn by Herb Tarlek, the salesman for WKRP in Cincinnati, the television show.  This vintage plaid wool jacket is made with wide notched lapels and a two button closure. The shoulders are padded and there is a flapped pocket built onto either side as well as a chest pocket.  The sleeves have single button cuffs.  The back has a 13” long back bottom centre vent.  This plaid wool jacket is half lined. 

Maker’s label:  Tailored Clothes by Heft’s Inc. Montreal

Content label:  Pure Virgin Wool

Union label:  ACWA used between 1962 and 1976

Sizing: No size is indicated on this plaid wool jacket, and although this should fit a medium size, about a US size 38, please rely on the following measurements for fit, taken from the exterior:

Shoulders: 18 1/2” across shoulder seam-to-seam 

Sleeves: 25” from shoulder seam

Sleeve Inseam: 17 1/4” long

Chest: 42” around, taken under the arms (size is usually 3”-4” less than chest measurement)

Waist: 39” around

Overall length: 32“, measured flat at the back from the neck seam

Condition: This plaid wool jacket is in very clean condition with no pronounced wear, tear, stains or odour - there are a couple of light marks on the maker’s label. 

This is a wonderful jacket - 70s style in an attractive plaid pattern!