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Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« on: October 10, 2012, 05:37:56 PM »
Just got a WHOLE mess of Navy Bridge coats in assorted sizes as well as Pea coats in both men's and women's sizes. 

For those non-navy guys, a Bridge coat is the officers version of the Navy Pea Coat, just a few inches longer.  They are 100% wool, beautifully tailored and from trying one on feel like they will keep you toasty in some pretty cold weather.

They are in new or like new condition.

I will be offering them for $89.99 with shipping included for a limited time.


So far it looks like I have most men's sizes between 40 and 46 with a bunch in those sizes in long as well as a bunch in women's sizes. PM me for specific sizes.


Here are some pictures, they really don't do the coat justice.

As you can see, they will probably need to be steam pressed to pass inspection  :D













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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2012, 05:41:21 PM »
Ooooo!  OOOOH!  I weighed 50 lbs less in the Navy and my wife has commandeered my old Pea coat.  Man, that is one nice warm coat.  Pics?
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Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2012, 05:43:45 PM »
Pics please! Price?
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2012, 05:55:14 PM »
I'll put up some pictures tomorrow after I finish unloading and take an inventory.  But so far I know I have 42, 44, 46, 48, 50 some of those sizes in long.

Just a note, a 50 XL weighs a whole lot more than a 42.

I also have a few womens sizes, my wife snagged a 12 as I was unloading.

Prices with be determined after I figure out how many I got in the load.
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2012, 06:14:23 PM »
Man, those stop wind, rain, sleet...  good stuff if they still make 'em like they did in the 70's.
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2012, 06:32:02 PM »
what size fits you beasty?
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2012, 06:37:07 PM »
Man, those stop wind, rain, sleet...  good stuff if they still make 'em like they did in the 70's.

I'm reasonably sure the specs haven't changed in a very long time. 

I don't generally get excited about this stuff, but these are really nice and made in the USA.

Creek, I'm a 44 regular. 
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2012, 06:39:39 PM »
I want one. I think I'm gonna go to belk and see what size coat fits me now. We're about the same I think.
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #8 on: October 10, 2012, 07:46:16 PM »
Got a 46 Long?
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #9 on: October 10, 2012, 07:50:13 PM »
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2012, 09:31:38 AM »
Here's some pictures, I edited the first post with pricing information..













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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2012, 10:14:39 AM »
Those look cool. I've grown out of my Marshall-Fields all wool. Look forward to getting one of these.
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2012, 05:38:00 PM »
46 reg for me! If you have one of those.

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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #13 on: October 11, 2012, 05:56:59 PM »
46 reg for me! If you have one of those.

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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #14 on: October 11, 2012, 06:12:58 PM »
So a 54 translates into 2XL? I should probably get measured...
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #15 on: October 11, 2012, 06:25:53 PM »
Get measured Rog. I was a little bigger than I expected.

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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #16 on: October 11, 2012, 07:00:11 PM »
So a 54 translates into 2XL? I should probably get measured...

I know you said you are a plus size, that 54 is huge.  If it fits you I'm going to make sure I'm nice to you in case we ever meet.  :D
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #17 on: October 11, 2012, 09:57:49 PM »
LOL!

I'll find the tape tomorrow and give this beer barrel a measure.
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #18 on: October 12, 2012, 09:00:17 AM »
I can give someone a good deal on some slightly used shoulder boards :D  There is a good chance these coats are sized a little larger than you would expect as they are designed to go over an officers winter dress blues which is basically a suit jacket. They are also a steal at eighty, they were running well over a hundred bucks back in the eighties. 
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #19 on: October 12, 2012, 09:16:34 AM »
I can give someone a good deal on some slightly used shoulder boards :D  There is a good chance these coats are sized a little larger than you would expect as they are designed to go over an officers winter dress blues which is basically a suit jacket. They are also a steal at eighty, they were running well over a hundred bucks back in the eighties.

Thanks for the comments WWW. 

I am 5' 8" and weight 175.  I have wider than average shouders and a 33" (ok 34") waist and the ones I tried on are pretty close to true in size. 

My normal suit jacket size is 44 and I fit into a 44 in these coats.  If I was planning on wearing a suit underneath I might want to go up a size just because of the added shoulder room but a sweater won't be an issue for me.

If there is a size issue I will take a return or exchange but I'll have to ask for the customer to pay the shipping.
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #20 on: October 12, 2012, 11:10:59 AM »
If you ever get a chance to pick up the Navy N-1 deck coat (s) at a good price jump on them.  They are the hardest wearing and warmest coats ever. And being made in khaki color they are nice bush coats.
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #21 on: October 16, 2012, 06:43:32 PM »
gotta ask whats up with the shoulders?

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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #22 on: October 16, 2012, 06:47:45 PM »
gotta ask whats up with the shoulders?

These are Navy officer's coats.  The things on the shoulders are to hold the shoulder boards (rank insignia).
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #23 on: October 17, 2012, 07:59:39 PM »
Got the coat today BIG THANKS for a quality coat.  :thumbsup: Anyone thinking about this one should not think twice. Get em while you can.
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #24 on: October 19, 2012, 04:12:46 PM »
I have men's sizes from 40-52.  A few in regular length, most are in long, but thats an easy inexpensive alteration at your local tailor to shorten the sleeves.
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #25 on: October 30, 2012, 05:02:26 PM »
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #26 on: November 24, 2012, 05:32:37 PM »
I'm a 62 long.  Anything for me in a Bridge Coat?

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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #27 on: November 24, 2012, 05:58:54 PM »
I'm a 62 long.  Anything for me in a Bridge Coat?

Sorry, I don't have anything close to that size. 

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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #28 on: December 17, 2012, 12:23:09 AM »
Do you still have these...?

How is the cut-if you wanted to wear a sweater or a sweatshirt do you need to size up?

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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #29 on: December 17, 2012, 05:46:21 AM »
Do you still have these...?

How is the cut-if you wanted to wear a sweater or a sweatshirt do you need to size up?

Good to see you again!

The cut of the Bridge coat is pretty true to the size.  I wear a 44R in a suit jacket and I can wear a 44R in the bridge coat with a sweater or jacket underneath and still have room to move.

I still have some sizes, PM me and I'll see if I have what you need.
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #30 on: December 26, 2012, 11:48:15 PM »
Hi Wilderbeast,

PM sent to you.
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #31 on: October 12, 2013, 12:25:37 PM »
Just a bump because winter is again around the corner and I have a good inventory of both Bridge Coats and Pea Coats in both men's and women's sizes.

Price will be $89.99 with shipping included for a limited time.  PM me for sizes, I won't post all the sizes available because the inventory is constantly in flux and I don't have the time to continually update the post.

Some of the women's sizes are in new condition and would make a great gift for the lady in your life.   O:-)
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #32 on: October 12, 2013, 01:02:02 PM »
If WB has one of these in your size, you need to jump on it!  I've still got my Pea Coat from when I was in the Navy in the '70's (and it still fits!), but if I didn't have one I'd be beatin' down his door to get one.  You can't go wrong at this price and you will never regret buying one.
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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #33 on: October 12, 2013, 03:06:47 PM »
Just a bump because winter is again around the corner and I have a good inventory of both Bridge Coats and Pea Coats in both men's and women's sizes.

Price will be $89.99 with shipping included for a limited time.  PM me for sizes, I won't post all the sizes available because the inventory is constantly in flux and I don't have the time to continually update the post.

Some of the women's sizes are in new condition and would make a great gift for the lady in your life.   O:-)

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Re: Pea coats, actually bridge coats just in time for the winter
« Reply #34 on: October 12, 2013, 05:01:55 PM »
Still have my peacoat issued in 1977. It's a little worn on some edges but still looks almost new....and it still fits. The coat kept me toasty warm in those Portland Maine shipyard winters. If I didn't have this one, I would be jumping on one of those bridge coats. The only change that was done to mine was replacing the brass buttons with the black plastic ones due to a uniform change. At these prices they are a steal folks!
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