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Wallace & Weir Overcoat

Mitchell Library, Glasgow Collection

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Wallace & Weir Overcoat

The "Oxford" overcoat, illustrated in the Walwer styles overcoats catalogue for the winter of 1939-1940 issued by Wallace & Weir, 26 Argyle Street, manufacturers of men's and boy's clothing.

Prices for the "Oxford" overcoat, and for the "Argyle", "Chester" and "Harrow" coats, ranged from 44/6 (£2.22.5) for size 24 to 68/- (£3.40) for size 38. This was for the standard grade SX, which was described as "Collar sewn by hand, incorporating under collar baisted on and felled [ie; stitched down] by hand, outer collar seams drawn on top by hand. Lined good quality art silk."

Reference: Mitchell Library, GC 687.1440941443 WAL

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Archives

Keywords:
Argyle, Chester, clothing manufacturers, coats, collars, fashions, Harrow, overcoats, Oxford, silk, tailors, trade catalogues, Wallace & Weir, Walwer



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