1960s Sharpee Jacket from Sharpe of Minneapolis. The store's flagship coat was the Sharpee, made in brushed corduroy.
A-line shaped jacket with raglan sleeves and a box pleat at the back. Metal closures, deep pockets, and a large hood. Rich, burnt orange color, with a dark brown faux fur lining.
Brand: Sharpee by Sharpe of Minnesota
Materials: not labeled; brushed corduroy, faux fur lining, quilted nylon lining in the sleeves
Labe; size: not labeled
Modern size estimate: Medium to Large
Modern size estimate is based on the measurements below, which were taken with the garment flat and should be doubled as necessary. Please measure a garment of a similar nature to get the best fit equivalent.
Shoulders: 20 inches - this is an estimate based on the raglan sleeve and no shoulder pads; because of the structure, the shoulders can fit a wide variety of sizes.
Bust (armpit to armpit): 19 inches
Waist (at top of pockets): 23 inches
Sweep (hem): 28 inches
Sleeve length: 21 inches
Coat length: 33.5 inches (not including the hood)
Condition: Very good vintage condition. There is a small brown smudge on the left breast pocket which is hardly visible in the pictures. Price is reflective of this imperfection.