1940s British Royal Air Force Greatcoat

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Outerwear & Tops

① Shoulder:
Measure from where the shoulder seam meets the sleeve on one side to another side.
② Chest:

Measure from the stitches below the armpits on one side to another.

③ Sleeve:

Measure from where the shoulder seam meets the armhole to the cuff.

④ Length

Measure from the center of the collar edge to the bottom of the garment.   



① Waist:

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② Front Rise:

Measure from the bottom of the front rise to the top of the front rise.

③ Seat:

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④ Back Rise:

Measured from the crotch seam to the top edge of the back waistband.

⑤ Thigh:

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⑥ Leg Opening:

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⑦ Inseam:

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⑧ Length:

Measure from the waistband to the leg opening or hem.


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Color: Navy
Size: S

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  • Model Wen is height 5' 10"/ 178cm, weighs 158lbs/ 72.5kg, wears a size L/40

This greatcoat based on the 1940s RAF coat from WWII.

It is a coat worn by members of the British Royal Air Force in conditions where their ordinary uniforms do not provide sufficient warmth. Before synthetic fibers, thick wool was the most common material used to make coats. The coats were heavy and tight, but not particularly windproof, so they were better suited for officers who were not on the front line. Although thick wool is somewhat waterproof, it can add further weight to coats in bad, rainy weather and take a long time to dry out. Not being sufficiently waterproof and windproof, it was not a more practical option for officers and soldiers, so since the 1960s, the coat has been regarded as ceremonial.

The coat based on an RAF coat from the 1940s during the WWII, has been tailored to fit better than the original but retains classic details.

  1. 30 oz melton wool, 100% wool
  2. Bemberg™ cuprammonium rayon lining and sleeve lining
  3. COATS® sewing threads
  4. Antique style brass button
  5. Dry clean

Please carefully read the size info before purchase! Different products have different size info.
Please use this info as a general guide as measurements are approximate.

  1. Model Wen is height 5' 10"/ 178cm, weighs 158lbs/ 72.5kg, wears a size L/40
Size Shoulder Chest
S/36 18.1" / 46 cm 40.9" / 104 cm
M/38 18.5" / 47 cm 42.5" / 108 cm
L/40 19.3" / 49 cm 44.1" / 112 cm
XL/42 19.7" / 50 cm 45.7" / 116 cm
XXL/44 20.1" / 51 cm 47.2" / 120 cm

Size Center Back Length Sleeve
S/36 40.6" / 103 cm 23.2" / 59 cm
M/38 40.9" / 104 cm 23.6" / 60 cm
L/40 41.3" / 105 cm 24.0" / 61 cm
XL/42 41.7" / 106 cm 24.4" / 62 cm
XXL/44 41.7" / 106 cm 24.8" / 63 cm

Size Fit Height Fit Weight
S/36 5'3"-5'6" 162-173 Less than 136 Less than 62
M/38 5'4"-5'7" 165-176 138-152 63-69
L/40 5'5"-5'9" 168-180 154-169 70-77
XL/42 5'5"-6'0" 170-185 171-180 78-82
XXL/44 5'6"-6'2" 173-189 182-191 83-87

Measurements reflect garment dimensions. Please use this chart as a general guide as measurements are approximate.

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