Vintage 60s Brent Sportsman Mackinaw Cruiser Hunting Jacket Buffalo Plaid M
The Mackinaw hunting coat originated in America in the 1800s and is still as popular today. Mackinaw cloth is a heavy and dense water repellent woollen cloth, similar to Melton cloth. It was used to make a short coat of the same name, more suitable for deep snow, sometimes with a doubled shoulder for extra warmth. They were originally meant to be blue in colour but due to a fabric shortage were made in the the black on red plaid that is associated with the jackets today, and the Mackinaw jacket was born.
This is a vintage Brent Sportsman Double Mackinaw Buffalo Plaid jacket. Made in USA. The Crown Coats Clark front zipper dates this to the 1960s. Features include a double layer wool cape over the shoulders, two chest pockets, two lower hand warmer pockets, and fully quilt lined for warmth.
Used and in good vintage condition considering the age, with general signs of wear throughout. There are some small marks to the lining and a small mark to the front left (as worn) hem area. Some discolouration to the back neck label and to the inner collar.
All my vintage listings unless otherwise stated are true vintage and have been worn before, therefore they will typically show signs of wear and will not smell like new, which is all part of the vintage look and appeal.
COLOUR: Red Black Buffalo Plaid.
SIZE: No size label and this fits like a boxy M (UK Sizing) with a 49in full external chest and the overall fit - but it depends how loose you like to wear (please see below for all key measurements to check against a similar garment of your own to ensure a good fit).
FABRIC: 100% Wool Shell; Quilt Lined with a light wadding.
- Crown Coats Clark zip front
- Double layer wool cape over shoulders
- 2 front pockets with popper flap entry
- 2 hand warmer pockets
- Button cuff detail
- Concealed knit storm cuffs
- Fully quilt lined with a light wadding
- Back neck hanger loop
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EXTERNAL MEASUREMENTS: Please check against a similar garment of your own that fits you well, measuring flat and fully zipped or buttoned up (if applicable) on a flat surface:
A - CHEST - armpit to armpit (double for full chest): 24.5in (62cm)
B - SLEEVE - shoulder seam to cuff end: 25.5in (65cm)
C - SHOULDER - distance between shoulder seams straight across at the back: 20in (50.5cm)
D - LENGTH - at the centre back from the base of the collar to the hem: 31in (79cm)
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