Elegant late 40s lightweight fit and flare coat in a rich navy blue. Single breasted fastening with four large 2 hole buttons to the chest. Fab huge statement collar. Long sleeves with padded shoulders and turn up cuffs. Fitted waist with a matching attached tie belt. Softly a-lined skirted design with slot pockets on the hip. Single lined in what feels like matt rayon. Not very warm, but a perfect transitional coat for early autumn and late spring. Outer fabric feels like a wool gabardine. Label is Seno (I think) Original, Chicago. Small National Recovery board label inside.
The coat is not labeled with a size but fits approx like a modern day M-L. For your best fit please refer to the measurements, and remember to allow a little room for movement.
Waist: 31" to 32" taut
16" from shoulder to waist
Sleeve, from underarm to cuff: 17.5"
Sleeve, from shoulder to cuff: 25"
Shoulder seam to shoulder seam at top back: 15.5"
Length: 46.5" from nape to hem
Very good condition.
-Buttons have been replaced, and look quite modern.
-One small repair to the underarm, see photo.
-A couple of small pen tip sized holes to the back of the coat.
-Some very faint marks near the hem by the placket, see last two photos. Not easily noticeable when worn. Has not been dry cleaned, so these might come out.