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Thread: 3/4 length coat, advice please.

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    3/4 length coat, advice please.

    3/4 length jacket, black wool "London Fog" at JC Penney. To have it delivered to UK is £80 ($140) approx. Is this a good idea or not.

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    Is $140 "o.k."? To deliver a J.C. Penney coat? Is this a trick question?


    Please, take my advice: keep looking on eBay, or find one in the UK. Are these types of topcoats really that hard to find? I wouldn't think so, since they're in fashion.

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    I don't think London Fog is worth the expense.
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    Was that $140 all-in? Or $140 for shipping?

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    $140 all in. I have searched and searched in the UK online for a coat below the knee. All in vain. Either ridiculously expensive or just not long enough.
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    Vespasian, please see my PM to you.

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    Are you looking for a winter weight coat? What I've found about pretty much all new topcoats is that they're not very warm. The vintage ones, you can tell, were made for brutal winters in New York and Chicago. Those are the ones I'm always looking for. The Penney's looks more like a driving coat and a pretty average one a that. I'd do some vintage searching. If you can't wait for the perfect one on ebay, check some fo the online places like rustyzipper and sassvintage. I've bought from both and have been thoroughly satisfied. Again, be sure to ask if it's winter weight (if that's what you want)

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    Senator Jack, the thickest and heaviest overcoats I've ever come across were made in Germany in the '30s and '40s. They were almost always double breasted, with yoke backs, and either fully belted or half-belted. You can find plenty of them on www.ebay.de

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    How do I search for an overcoat in German? Is there an english translation button on the de ebay site?

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    I tried Ebay_de but cant work out the half of it. Thanks anyway.

    Im not really worried about it being winter weight as the winters here are a bit tepid nowadays. More protection from wind, rain, dirt, snow etc. Plus looking good with the fedora.
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