RARE 1840S MENS HAND SEWN RED RIDING COAT W GOLD COIN BUTTONS. FASHIONED OF A THICK RED FELTED WOOL BROAD CLOTH WITH BLACK SILK VELVET TRIMMING THE COLLAR. GOLD TONE COIN BUTTONS READ C PITT & CO MARTINS LANE LONDON. MATCHING SMALLER COIN BUTTONS CLOSE EACH CUFF WITH BUTTONS TRIMMING THE REAR VENTED TAIL. THE COAT IS SEWN ENTIRELY BY HAND WITH A SMALL POCKET ON THE WAIST SEAM IN THE FRONT INNER POCKETS ON EITHER SIDE OF THE CHEST CLOSED WITH SMALL GOLD TONE BUTTONS AND INNER POCKETS LINED IN GLAZED COTTON, A HIDDEN TAB BENEATH THE COLLAR.THE CORNERS OF THE POCKETS HAVE A HAND STITCHED SCROLLING AT EACH SIDE AS PICTURED. LINED ON THE INTERIOR IN A COTTON FLANNEL WITH A ROUNDED TAB AT THE REAR SEAT ATOP THE VENT OF THE BACK.
SEVERAL SMALL MOTH NIPS ARE ON THE INNER RIGHT POCKET, SOME WATER SOILING FROM USE IS SEEN ON EITHER SIDE OF THE CENTER BOTTOM REAR TAIL THAT DOES NOT SHOW AS MUCH ON THE OUTSIDE. LIGHT GENERAL SOILING SEEN THROUGH THE SLEEVES, SHOULDERS, WITH SOME WONDERFUL GENTLE FADE FROM USE SEEN AT THE SEAMS. THE TOP BUTTON IS A REPLACEMENT.
THE INTERIOR HAS A GOLD RING FOR HANGING, BENEATH THERE IS A SMALL PARCHMENT LABEL THAT IS ILLEGIBLE AND I CANNOT MAKE OUT THE NAME. A WONDERFUL PIECE, RARELY FOUND. Vintage and antique items ARE NOT new items. IF YOU ARE IN GERMANY OR ITALY.
Often for proper fit, hang, and wear ability, pieces will need to be altered and/or adding a hook or snap here or there, with a seam closure or strengthening needed. Vintage clothing is most often worn previously, and if old stock, often has slight imperfections from storage, a hint of color or odor.Measurements are to be assumed that they are at maximum, if you have any questions, please ask PRIOR to the auctions end. These are antique articles, having the age stated. All flaws if any are painstakingly outlined. _gsrx_vers_854 GS 7.0.18 (854). The item "RARE 1840S MENS HAND SEWN RED RIDING COAT W GOLD COIN BUTTONS" is in sale since Monday, August 19, 2019.
This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Men's Vintage Clothing\Suit Jackets & Blazers". The seller is "jamiexmas*" and is located in Southbridge, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.