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Help Needed to Properly Describe a Corneliani Overcoat

Roger

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I have a brand-new, with tags, never-worn, camel-colored Corneliani overcoat (topcoat?) that I'm planning on selling on the buy & sell forum. However, there are a couple of things on the label that I'm not sure about and would appreciate any help you could provide in translating them.

1. Size: Given as 50 6 R. I get the 50--about equivalent to a US/UK 40. But what is the meaning of the 6 R?

2. Fabric Content: listed as "schurwolle 60 Angora 30 Kashgora 10". That's for the main fabric. For the liner, it lists Viskose 100. I have interpreted this to mean Virgin wool 60%, Angora 30%, and Kashgora 10%. I'm unsure what Kashgora translates to--anyone know? And I'm assuming that the Angora is from Angora rabbits., but correct me if this is incorrect, as I've seen Angora occasionally used for goat hair. It is a beautifully-soft fabric.

Anyone here able to translate this for me?
 

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Google is usually very helpful in such instances so I have done that to save you the bother:

"is a goat that is a cross between a cashmere goat and an angora goat."

Describe that as you will.
 

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6R means drop, difference between measurements of suit jacket and pants. 6R is normal or regular drop i.e. Jacket chest 40 in, pants waist 34 in. 7R for example would be slim fit (jacket 40, pants 33).
It means that your overcoat is regular fit.
 
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Roger

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Thanks, GBR and Grigory. Actually, I had Googled "kashgora," but got slightly different results, even with the spelling, as "cashgora" seemed the more common spelling (although I wasn't sure it referred to the same thing). Am I correct in assuming that "angora" would most commonly refer to the angora rabbit, as opposed to the goat?
 

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"Angora" on a label means hair from an angora rabbit. Hair from the angora goat is called mohair.

In terms of the source animal, cashgora is half cashmere [goat] and half angora [goat].
In terms of the fibre produced, cashgora is (in a sense) half cashmere and half mohair.

An angora-cashgora blend is a mixture of rabbit and goat hairs.
 
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Thanks Golden Tribe. I think I've got a handle on this now! :)
 

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