Vintage 1950s Overcoat Edinburgh Brand Wool Coat L


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This is a late 1950s overcoat made of pure wool in a fine striped pattern in two tones of grey.  This 1950s overcoat has high set medium width notched lapels and padded shoulders.  It has a three button front and has a flapped pocket at either side as well a 13” centre kick vent at the bottom back.  The sleeves are finished with turned half cuffs.  It is fully lined in grey satin fabric.  The fabric is tightly woven in a heavier medium weight so should be suitable for winter use.     

Label: The Edinburgh Imported Pure Wool Coating Warm-Light-Durable 

Retailer’s label: J.-B. Laliberté (Limitée) Québec

Sizing: No size is indicated on this 1950s overcoat, and although this should fit a large size (probably a US 42-44), depending on preference for fit and whether you will wear a jacket underneath, please rely on the following measurements for fit, taken from the exterior (please take the thickness of the wool into consideration) and note the longer sleeve length:

Shoulders: 19” across shoulder seam-to-seam 

Sleeves: 27 1/2” from shoulder seam

Sleeve Inseam: 17 1/2” long

Chest: 50” around, taken under the arms

Waist: 50” around

Overall length: 44 1/2”, measured from the back neck seam to the hemline

Condition:  This 1950s overcoat is in very good condition - no pronounced wear, tear, soiling or odour.  This has been well cared for and stored over the years.  

This is a wonderful 1950s overcoat - quality fabric, nicely tailored!