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"Shelby" Vintage 1940's Raspberry Red Wool Coat UK 10


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"Shelby" Vintage 1940's Raspberry Red Wool Coat

This vintage 1940's tailored raspberry red wool coat is the perfect addition to your winter wardrobe.

Her timeless V shaped neckline is framed by a decorative notched collar, embroidered with iconic bold black arrows to the end of black pipping , and full length sleeves with single buttons to each cuff.
Her button down front cinches in the waistline, whilst accenting the elegant front pockets, with matching black arrow embroidery and black pipping on each.
The beautiful flowing cut of the skirt, with a small mock belt panel to the back of the waistline, showcases the iconic 1940's tailoring, with timeless seam work and central pleat along the back seam.

This breathtaking piece is perfect for the chillier weather, worn over your favourite dress or more casually over slacks and a blouse.

This coat is fully lined.

Label: Selby Model

Provenance: Great Britain

Measurements of the Coat

Armpit to Armpit across back: up to 30 inches

Armpit to Armpit across front: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 43 inches

Shoulder to end of sleeve: 23 inches

Waist: up to 29 inches

Hips: up to 44 inches

Size: Medium UK 10

Closures: two central buttons

Condition: This coat is in perfect condition, with a small wear hole to the lining along the back of the waistline, and some light yellowing to the lining and label along the neckline, 2 small pin holes either side of the label- These minor issues do not affect the exterior of the coat in any way, and are to be expected of a piece this age.

Fabric: Wool & lined

Vintage garments have been previously worn and lovingly cared for, they may however have a blemish or two. Here at Willow Hilson, we try our very best to note all the details of each garment, although we may sometimes overlook things, which we do apologise for. Please do not expect perfection, unless stated so.

Please make sure you check all the measurements of the garment before purchasing. Vintage garment sizes are not the same as those of today. To ensure the best fit, we suggest you measure you favourite similar style garment and compare it to the measurements we have listed. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.