Vintage Mens British American House Navy/Black Tweed Overcoat 1960 Size 40

$ 269.00 $ 359.00

Vintage mens overcoat in black and blue herringbone tweed, of imported fabric,and it is gorgeous! Straight classic style overcoat with flap pockets in front, the flaps being lined in plaid.

 

It has a covered button placket and is quarter lined in black satin. Back vent flap with button. It belonged to a well known businessman, see below:


Marked Size: none

Chest: 46”"

 

Shoulder: 18.5"

Measurement from Center Back to Sleeve Cuff: 36

Sleeve from underarm: 18”"

 

Sleeve from shoulder: 27.5”

 

Length (shoulder to hem): 44”

 

CONDITION: Excellent


A BRIEF BIO of previous owner: Norman Aronson: A former naval officer, entrepreneur, publishing executive, and restaurant owner. Born in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late Herman and Bertha Miller Aronson. He attended Wharton Business School while serving as a Lt. in the U.S. Navy from 1942-1946. A graduate of Georgetown University Law School with a B.S. in Business and Publishing Administration, 1947, and a JD, 1949. He was Vice President of Esquire Magazine, NYC from 1951-1975. He was the President and Publisher, Best Publications, Inc., and the Book of Bests, NYC. An avid cook and wine connoisseur, he was Entrepreneur, Investor, Founder, and President, The Kings Court Restaurants, Princeton, NJ and Charlottesville, VA. He was also the previous owner of Johnny Bostons Restaurant, Trenton, NJ. President, The Service News Stands, Pentagon Bldg., Washington, DC. In 1990, he was a recipient of the ''Lone Sailor Award'' honoring veterans who became successful in their lives and careers while exemplifying the core values of honor, courage, and commitment. He was a member of the Nassau Club in Princeton, NJ and the University Club in Manhattan.