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!