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Classic Melton Wool Navy Pea Coat

STYLE: 740

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Classic Melton Wool Navy Pea Coat

STYLE: 740

(325)
The 32" classic 32 oz. melton wool navy peacoat.

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    The 32oz wool on this peacoat is combined with the quilted lining will keep you warm in some of the harshest conditions around. With material and workmanship you won't find from discount peacoats, this may be the last wool jacket you ever need.

  • 32" Length (also available in long sizes)
  • 32 oz Melton Wool
  • Military Anchor Buttons
  • Hand Warmer Pockets
  • Two Inside Chest Pockets
  • Vented Back
  • Nylon Quilted Lining
    U.S.A.

    Style 740 is an 80/20 wool/nylon blend.

    Model is 6'2", weighs 175 lbs, with a 38" chest and is wearing size 38.

    The US Navy Peacoat was adopted during the early 20th Century, from Britain’s Royal Navy Reefer Jacket. The Royal Navy's first regulations for uniforms for other ranks were issued in 1857, a century after the regulations for officers and this garment was originally used by Midshipmen (Reefers). These crewmen had to climb the rigging and furl and unfurl, or ‘reef’, the sails of the sailing ships of the era. The jacket was short, to allow ease of movement through the rigging. It had a double-breasted front, which displaced the buttons to each side. This helped reduce the chance of them getting caught on ropes, as the wearer maneuvered the sails. The pockets were often close to vertical, and over the flanks, rather than horizontal and at wrist level. It was made of very heavy wool, in dark Navy blue, with a nap on the face side.


    The success of the style is proved by its singularly universal appearance throughout the Navies of Europe. This may account for the US Navy's nomenclature as an Anglicization of the Dutch 'Pijekkat', being a jacket made of 'Pij' (coarse wool) cloth. Conversely, it may be from the shortening of the Belgium Navies term ‘Pilot’s Jacket’ to P. Jacket, then being misspelled/adapted to Pea Coat. The term ‘Pea Jacket’ is reputed to first appear in the Oxford English Dictionary between 1717 and 1723. ‘Pea Coat’ does not appear for another century.
  • 4.9 out of 5 based on 325 reviews
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    NAVY PEACOAT REVIEW

    Published: Sat, 10/16/2021 by CHARLES J GRAF

    THIS PEACOAT IS BETTER THEN THE ONE THE NAVY GAVE ME BACK IN 1965.

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    SUCH COMFORT, MUCH STYLE

    Published: Fri, 10/8/2021 by Tris B.

    After hunting for a decent jacket for weeks, I came across a Schott peacoat in a vintage clothing store in town. It wasn't the right size (38) but I immediately loved how it felt and how warm and comfortable it was. I decided to order one for myself and it looks andffeels good. So so good! I'm a 41/42 in chest sizing. I was advised by the customer service representative to sized down to a 40. Get this peacoat, you won't regret it!

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    HIGHLY RECOMMEND

    Published: Sat, 10/2/2021 by Mark F.

    Well made coat, extremely warm. Wonderful customer service on the exchange too!

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    VERY GOOD COAT

    Published: Sun, 9/12/2021 by Andee M.

    Warm, almost too warm. The coat I got was a little big on me, but I am also quite skinny so I don't think that is a good argument to how good it is. I think It is a good and sturdy coat. Very comfy and does what I bought it to do.

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    PEA COAT

    Published: Fri, 8/6/2021 by Arthur G. Berlanga

    I am very satisfed and will enjoy it in years to come. Reminds me of my original Pea Coat I had when I served in the U.S. Navy.. Great quality! Awesome jacet!

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    COOL EXTREME

    Published: Wed, 8/4/2021 by jerry roebuck

    Size 42 fits my 5'11" (slightly paunchy) frame perfectly. Waist, shoulders, sleeves are right on
    The cloth and the color are exactly what I wanted.

    VERY cool appearance.
    My only complaint...it's 3 months to Winter

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    EXTREMELY SMART AND STURDY

    Published: Mon, 7/26/2021 by Divesh

    Just received my peacoat in India, and while i cant vouch for the warmth yet as the weather is hot as hell, but i can see how thick the wool is and beautifully made the coat is. Going by what the others have said, it should be very warm and cozy. I can say it fits well, and looks so expensive! I wore it over both casual clothing and my suit, and i look great! Regarding sizing, i was recommended 38 by Denise, but i could have gone for 36 for a slim fit. The 38 works for me since i intend to wear it over my suit jacket, and then the fit is perfect. I guess its all about knowing your needs. I found the shoulder width on the garment longer than what was mentioned in the spec sheet. Size 38 was mentioned as 18.25", but it actually measure close to 19". Like i said, over a suit jacket it fits perfect and i am very happy with it. For reference, my stats are - shoulders 18", chest 39", weight 72 kg, height 5', 8". All in all, wonderful investment.

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    EXCELLENT PRODUCT, BUT BUTTONS CAME LOOSE

    Published: Fri, 7/2/2021 by Joshua Y.

    I'm 5'7 with a stocky athletic build. This peacoat in size 34R fits me like a tailored suit and looks fantastic to boot. My chest is 40 inches and my shoulders are 18 inches. It fits snugly at the shoulders, so if you're similar to my dimensions, don't expect to be wearing this over a suit comfortably.

    However, despite my overall enjoyment of the product, I would like to mention that the buttons came loose right out of the package, which seems to be a common consensus among other reviews. I do hope Schott does something about it as I had to re-sew all of my buttons right out of the packaging for fear that they drop off (there are no replacement buttons included). None of the button's thread was secured and it came loose with a single tug. Not what I expect from Schott's attention to detail.

    Also, as an international customer, it would be great if Schott could include an option for cheaper international shipping. I wouldn't mind waiting a few weeks if it meant that I didn't have to pay $130usd++ for 3 day shipping. Overall a great product. Looks great in dark oxford grey.

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    PERFECTION

    Published: Mon, 6/21/2021 by Sean K

    I’m 5’ 10” and 165 pounds of Dad bod and a size 38 fit perfectly with room for layering! This coat is built for a lifetime. I’ve been eyeing it for years and finally pulled the trigger and wish I did it sooner. 10 times the cost of my Lands End pea coat!

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    BEST PEA COAT OUT THERE

    Published: Sat, 6/12/2021 by Gene Kain

    Searched high and low for an authentic pea coat. Finally found one at Schott. Outstanding coat.

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    Since 1913, we have stood behind the quality of our products. That's why for our customers, if you are not happy with your item, you can send it back to us, with no questions asked. Our return and exchange policy is valid for 30 days from when the item was shipped, and make sure the original tags are attached, and it has not been worn.

    For US customers:
    • Need to exchange an item? No problem. The shipping label for the first exchange is FREE
    • Need to return an item? The shipping label is a flat rate label of $9.95

    For more information on returns including for international customers please visit www.schottnyc.com/returns/

    1. How dark is the Navy color?

    The Navy on the 740 is a traditional dark navy color that is almost black. You would notice blue hint when comparing to actual black. The "New Navy" color offered is more of a milder dark blue.

    2. Should I get a long size?

    We recommend people to go for the long size if they are over 6'2", or have long arms/torsos.