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Vintage 1960s 70s Tweed Wool Coat Red Black & White Ladies Size M


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This is a vintage late 60s or very early 70s coat made of a quality tweed wool that is woven in a checked pattern consisting of pinkish toned red and white stripes against a black background. The coat has a black velvet collar with high set wide pointy lapels, a four velvet covered button closure, a slant pocket at either side and box pleats down either side of the front.  It has inset long sleeves and is cut a flare to the hemline and a kick pleat at the back.  The coat is fully lined in a black satin fabric and there is a white muslin interlining. It has a below the knee length.  

Label: Pinto Importateur Exclusif Creation de David Marque Déposée.  The retailer’s label reads “Salon Christian Inc. 8552 St. Denis Montreal”.  In addition,the coat has a union label on it, with the Canadian ILGWU union logo that was used from 1968 until 1984.

Material:  Wool tweed in a coarse weave.

Sizing: There is no size label, and although this should fit a medium size, please rely on the following measurements for fit (please take the style of the coat and thickness of the fabric into consideration):

Shoulders:  15” across from shoulder seam to shoulder seam

Sleeves:  23” from the shoulder seam

Sleeve inseam: 16”

Bust: 38” around, taken under the arms

Waist:  38” around

Hips:  40” around

Hemline:  60” around, no overlap

Overall length: 39", measured flat

Condition: It is in very good condition with no pronounced wear, tear, staining or odour - this has been well stored and cared for over the years. 

This is a wonderful coat - beautiful quality tweed, attractive colour combination!