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 So I realized that when measuring I needed the tape to go over my shoulderblades, something that I hadn't paid much attention to the first time, not realizing how much it would change the measurement. My final measurement ended up being closer to 39.75. Based on your advice, which I adapted to my new measurement, I decided to buy a peacoat on ebay that measured a 40L from 1974, I think. (It has silver buttons, and the tag has a 74 so I'm pretty sure that's right). It...
Hello, I am interested in buying a vintage kersey peacoat from the 70's. My chest measurement is pretty exactly 39 inches (my 3 measurements were 38.75", 39", 39", and I'm wondering if I should wear a size 38L or a size 40L peacoat. I am looking for a slim fit that I can still wear a medium weight sweater under. I have read Peacoat's dating guide, and I'm not sure what size exactly would be best, because he says that the actual sizing fluctuated over the years. Also, I'm...
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