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PeacoatJan 27, I've been meaning to get a peacoat for some time now. Been looking at Sterlingwear, Fidelity and Gloverall so far. Fidelity and Gloverall are easily found in EU, but to me Fidelity isn't quite right. I'd prefer 6 buttons showing and framed slash pockets.
Dating a navy pea coat had one Churchill reefer which isn't technically a peacoat, I knowbut it didn't fit right. The one that I've been eyeing for and the one I wish to buy is Sterlingwear Navigator, but duties and taxes to EU might be too much. However I wanted to know more about this "Mil-spec" Sterlingwear everyone seem to talk about, I tried emailing them about it during holidays but never got any answer.
Are they still available, how much do they cost and how do they differ from Navigator? Thanks in advance if anyone bothers to answer!
Forgot to mention Schott, which Dating a navy pea coat don't quite prefer because of reprocessed wool etc. Also, to me Schott is a leather jacket brand. AnjunaFeb 13, The Mil Spec is the same peacoat Sterlingwear makes for the U. It is the current issue peacoat.
One of our members here has one, as well as a vintage peacoat, and likes both of them.
He says they are equally warm. I will go back in my private messages and see if I can find his username so you can send him a message with any questions you have. I had a current issue peacoat, but gave it to a friend Dating a navy pea coat mine who needed a warm coat for winter. He says it is the warmest coat he has ever had. PeacoatFeb 13, OK, I found it.
Dating a navy pea coat His username is clarinetplayer. I am sure he will be glad to answer any question you may have. He is a good guy and is knowledgeable about peacoats.
He also is affiliated with one of my favorite schools. I have a current gen military coat too. It's very heavy and very warm. Have you checked on eBay? That's where I found mine. It was unworn and still had the tags. Sunstealer73Feb 13, Sunstealer73Feb 14, Thanks for all the answers! Also, what tags do you use for searching on ebay for example "us navy peacoat" etc.?
AnjunaFeb 14, PeacoatFeb 14, Yes, that is an issue coat. The contract date is Read my dating guide in my signature line below so you will learn to date them, size them and more. The rating can be removed without damaging the coat.
I'm looking to get a pea coat for next winter. I figured I'll do the research in good time so as to know exactly what I want.
Part of that research has been reading through a large portion of this thread, "Dating a navy pea coat" well as forum user "Peacoat": I'd love to get a vintage navy pea coat but I think it'd be hard to find one that fits my frame.
Nothing vintage has ever fitted me, so I'm wondering if it's at all feasible or if I should look to get something brand new instead like a sterlingwear?
I'm all open to tailoring whatever's available, and my preference is towards a slim fit look.
Land's end is a common suggestion for people of my stature, and perhaps sterlingwear with alterations made by a tailor? Is there anything in the line of made to order or bespoke pea coats that I should look A vintage peacoat is not for you. You will also have sleeve length problems. See the discussion above your post about the "Mil Spec" peacoat. It is the highest quality new peacoat I am aware of.
Sterlingwear will have tall sizes available, and you can get the sleeve lengths and overall length from the customer service person at the company. That coat won't be on the website; you will have to call them to get info.
I think that will be your best bet if you can get one to fit. As I Dating a navy pea coat, in the long sizes, there is an extra one inch in the sleeves and two inches in the torso. There probably is also and extra inch or two in the cuff that can be let out. I have done that before. PeacoatFeb 21, You must log in or sign up to reply here. Share This Page Tweet. Your username or email address: Do you already have an account?