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  • 17/0655 (pt) near immaculate vintage aquascutum green / brown houndstooth check full length raglan overcoat 38-40
  • 17/0655 (pt) near immaculate vintage aquascutum green / brown houndstooth check full length raglan overcoat 38-40
  • 17/0655 (pt) near immaculate vintage aquascutum green / brown houndstooth check full length raglan overcoat 38-40
  • 17/0655 (pt) near immaculate vintage aquascutum green / brown houndstooth check full length raglan overcoat 38-40
  • 17/0655 (pt) near immaculate vintage aquascutum green / brown houndstooth check full length raglan overcoat 38-40
  • 17/0655 (pt) near immaculate vintage aquascutum green / brown houndstooth check full length raglan overcoat 38-40
  • 17/0655 (pt) near immaculate vintage aquascutum green / brown houndstooth check full length raglan overcoat 38-40
  • 17/0655 (pt) near immaculate vintage aquascutum green / brown houndstooth check full length raglan overcoat 38-40
  • 17/0655 (pt) near immaculate vintage aquascutum green / brown houndstooth check full length raglan overcoat 38-40
  • 17/0655 (pt) near immaculate vintage aquascutum green / brown houndstooth check full length raglan overcoat 38-40
  • 17/0655 (pt) near immaculate vintage aquascutum green / brown houndstooth check full length raglan overcoat 38-40
  • 17/0655 (pt) near immaculate vintage aquascutum green / brown houndstooth check full length raglan overcoat 38-40
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17/0655 (pt) near immaculate vintage aquascutum green / brown houndstooth check full length raglan overcoat 38-40

£150.00
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  • The Chaps Say:

    Beautiful detailing. Elegant scheme. Fine example.

    • Raglan sleeve
    • Satin linings
    • Removable quilted satin liner
    • Strap cuff

    Condition: EXCELLENT - shows very minor signs of wear from occasional use but has no significant flaws. The outer is immaculate. Minor wear to lining near hem. See photos.

    Estimated size to fit: UK / US 38-40, Europe 48-50

    Sizing tip: Intended to be a loose, relaxed fit. Labelled 36 but, typically for Aquascutum of this era, that would be exceptionally generous even over a jacket.

    Underarm to underarm - 25"
    Cuff to underarm - 16.25"
    Cuff to middle of collar (raglan sleeve) - 35"
    Length from nape of neck (excluding collar) to hem - 48"

    Our stock ref: 17/0655
    Unpacked weight: 1650g

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Tweed Standards

A savvy row buying guide.

Tweed originated in Scotland and Ireland as a way for farmers to battle the chilly, damp climate. The cloth was rough, thick, and felted and the colors were muted and earthy. The cloth was made in the Tweed Valley, and some believe that is the origin of the word. A more popular legend has it that the name tweed is a twist on the Scottish word for “tweel” or twill, which is the signature weave of the fabric. In 1826, a London clerk accidentally transcribed an order to “tweel” and wrote “tweed” instead, and from there the name came into use.

The Ghillie Collar is now associated almost exclusively with hacking jackets. In fact, all coats originally buttoned to the neck with a ghillie collar which looks something like a shirt collar. The coat buttoned at the neck, right under the centre of the collar. Men increasingly left the top button unbuttoned, and wore neckties with the coat. Before long they simply folded the upper coat edges back. The gap between the ghillie collar and the top of the coat front became the notch in a notched lapel. The enjoyment is in the detail!