Vintage 1950s Wool Gabardine Raincoat Navy Blue Mens Size M
Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing
This is a 1950s wool gabardine raincoat made in dark navy blue. This 1950s wool gabardine raincoat has raglan style sleeves, a high set collar, hidden button front and adjustable 2 button belts at the sleeve cuffs. The coat has a diagonal pocket built into either side and a 15 1/2” kick vent at the centre back. It has a tartan patterned wool zip-in protective lining and is lined in black satin rayon.
Label: Uniform Styled by Tip Top Tailors. Tip Top Tailors was a Canadian based menswear retailer with over 100 stores, originally founded in 1909
Sizing: No size is indicated on this 1950s wool gabardine raincoat, but it should fit a medium size, probably a US size 38, or 36 depending on whether you want to wear a jacket underneath - please rely on the following measurements for fit, taken from the exterior (please take the thickness of the fabric and the cut of the garment into consideration):
Shoulders: 17 1/2” across seams at the upper back
Sleeves: 25 1/4” from the estimated shoulder, 34” from the centre neck to the
Sleeve Inseam: 17 1/2” long
Chest: 42” around, taken under the arms
Waist: 44” around
Overall length: 41", measured flat at the back from the neck sea
Condition: This 1950s wool gabardine raincoat is in very good condition with no pronounced wear, tear, staining or odours except for a pinhead sized hole on the right sleeve (see last close-up photo), and, like most vintage gabardine, has some slight shininess to the fabric, primarily at the back. Otherwise, clean and well stored over the years. .
This is a nice 1950s wool gabardine raincoat - getting hard to find 1950s wool gabardine raincoats like this!