• I'm happy to introduce the Styleforum Happy Hour, our brand new podcast featuring lively discussion about menswear and the fashion industry. In the inaugural edition, a discussion of what's going on in retail today. Please check it out on the Journal. All episodes will be also be available soon on your favorite podcast platform.

  • Hi, we have updated our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy in anticipation of the upcoming new Calfornia laws, the CCPA. If you are a resident of California, these rights pertain to you. Thanks - Styleforum Team.
  • STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

    Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

    Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

Vintage WWII US Navy Peacoat Size 34-36 in EXCELLENT condition

Status
Not open for further replies.

nathanl

Senior Member
Joined
Jul 23, 2011
Messages
355
Reaction score
26
A couple of years ago I geeked out on WWII US Navy peacoats. I wanted one really badly and not just any coat, one as like-new as possible. So after scouring eBay daily for an entire winter, I ended up with a few just-about-perfect coats. I'm anal "detail-oriented", so for each promising listing I sent a set of detailed questions. I even sent some coats back because the condition didn't match the answers.

However all ended up being a little big for me and they should be worn by someone!

Vintage WWII US Navy Peacoat
Size 34-46
Cotton lining

Measurements:
Chest (pit-to-pit): 18.5"
Shoulders (seam-to-seam across back): 18"
Length (base of collar to hem): 30.5"
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24.5"
Sleeve (center back to cuff): 34.5"

Condition:
Excellent with extremely light wear. As in near-mint/almost new. Kersey wool shell is in fantastic shape - no moth damage, no holes, no stains, it looks essentially new - original name tag in chest is blank! Lining is in excellent shape, no holes or stains. Cotton lining is older, probably pre-to-early WWII. Original size tag in neck is missing. All buttons and the neck strap are present. Corduroy pockets are fantastic - once you feel them, you will want corduroy pockets in everything!

$229 $295, CONUS Priority Mail shipping included. Please PM me for international shipping quote. PayPal only, please.

Vintage peacoat dating info:
http://www.thefedoralounge.com/showthread.php?35824-PEACOAT-DATING

Vintage Trends' peacoats for comparison:
http://www.vintagetrends.com/military/thumbnails.asp?MC=Military+Vintage&CA=Men&SC=Jackets/Coats&ST=Navy+Pea+Coat
 

Attachments

Last edited:
Status
Not open for further replies.

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by

Featured Sponsor

How wide do you like your leg opening on your trousers?

  • 7”

    Votes: 59 17.3%
  • 7.5”

    Votes: 114 33.4%
  • 8”

    Votes: 103 30.2%
  • 8.5”

    Votes: 36 10.6%
  • 9”

    Votes: 13 3.8%
  • 9.5”

    Votes: 7 2.1%
  • 10”

    Votes: 1 0.3%
  • 10.5”

    Votes: 8 2.3%

Related Threads

Forum statistics

Threads
432,678
Messages
9,277,572
Members
194,711
Latest member
ultraExtendo
Top