Circling back on this suggestion of yours Mr. Peacoat. Do you have a link on how you suggest they do this so that I can better explain to the tailor? Thanks again!Sleeves are long, but otherwise it looks good. If you have the sleeves shortened, please ask the tailor to save all of the extra material inside the cuff. That way when you sell it and someone like me with long arms buys it, they can let the sleeves out again.
Just tell him you want to save as much of the cuff as possible so it can be let out again if necessary. He will understand. Hopefully he will speak English well enough so he understands.Circling back on this suggestion of yours Mr. Peacoat. Do you have a link on how you suggest they do this so that I can better explain to the tailor? Thanks again!
I should have included this. The small size tags under the coats hang up loop were on WW2 coats. I don't think we know when they were discontinued.The size tags were square tags which were sewn right under the coat hook. My two coats have the sewing stitches still intact. If you look on your coats you will probably find them also on the top of the lining right under the hang up hook (loop). I've only seen a couple of coats with these tags on ebay.
I have seen a few that were missing the inside pocket tag but have no idea why. Those tags are sturdy and are sewn on. They may have been intentionally removed, but don't know why someone would do that.Every now and again you see a peacoat without the breast tag or stenciling. This one has the inspector neck tag, so it appears authentic. Any clues as to why no breast tag?
Dry cleaning is the the best way. Unless you know a good tailor with a steam press.Any tips how to reshape Kersey wool? I purchased a peacoat that have been storaged folded so the sleeves hang very flat - would like to have them more rounder and natural looking if possible.
He was only a couple of years younger than me, but I had seen a lot of combat, and he had seen none. That made the difference..
The navy does have a historical enlisted personnel look up site. Includes pictures. I have used it and rarely found a match.It would take me a while to read all 137 pages. Curious does anyone have a DIY how to find the story of the soldier that is on the tags? @Peacoat
How do I find out the story of Lueders E.T 605. 425 85 47
Seems like he would be of German heritage (last name). Potentially fighting vs Germans or Japanese? I would love to find out more history.
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ThxYes. I’ll send it later.