The Japanese brand Buzz Rickson's are today counted among the few high-end reproduction manufacturers of military and casual garments in the world! They strive to make true replicas by carefully researching and analyzing original vintage garments, taking great care to duplicate the material while paying close attention to technique and quality with the goal to bring back old forgotten techniques and machines needed to make garments of outstanding quality without compromises.
Pea Coat is the name of the traditional wool coat worn by the US Navy during world war two. With it's classic cut and well made design it has become a timeless garment that combines great protection from the elements in a well dressed way! The iconic anchor button surrounded by 13 stars symbolizes the original 13 states of the United States when they won independence.
The jacket can be buttoned both ways depending on which direction the wind blows, a detail that could be crucial if you spent your days on the cold north Atlantic sea.
Buzz Rickson's has carefullyreproduced this garment according to the original ones worn during WW2 with all the wartime specifications. We would even say that this reproduction is even better than the originals when it comes to attention behind the construction and the making of the garment!
- Buzz Rickson's U.S. NAVY Wool Pea Coat - 36 Ounce Melton Wool - Shell fabric made of 90% wool and 10% Nylon - Navy color - Rayon satin lining - Two hand warmer pockets - Pocket lining cotton corduroy - Made in Japan
All measurements are in centimeters and measured on a flat surface. Width is measured straight across the chest from armpit to armpit, length is measured at the back of the garment from the neck down and the sleeve length is measured on the underarm from the armpit to the end of the cuff.