Suitable for both bustling city streets and rugged ranches, it radiates uniqueness whether donned as a winter overcoat, a statement on your cattle ranch, or at an upscale trendy ski resort. This coat embodies unwavering masculinity.
Measurements: 24" pit to pit, 18.5" shoulder to shoulder seam, 27" shoulder seam to sleeve end, 20" armpit to sleeve end, approximately 47-48 length from collar's apex down the back's center. This antique 1850 frontiersman's bison coat boasts remarkable authenticity and uniqueness through its material, hand stitching, patina, and design. Crafted from genuine bison hide, it showcases variations in texture and color, featuring hand-stitched seams, irregular stitching patterns, hand-stitched repairs, and variations in thread thickness. Its natural aging, wear, and faded patina tell a story of its vintage journey. The coat's design reflects functional simplicity, with classic cuts and minimalistic detailing.Practical fastening leather thongs or wood toggles from its historical origins. Furthermore, a skilled tailor has thoughtfully reinforced the lower inside quarter of the coat's interior with a matching black fabric sewn in over the top of the original quilted fabric to safeguard the original quilted material from friction with the wearer's legs.
This precautionary measure was taken due to the subtle signs of wear observed in the original quilted fabric, a testament to its 170-year history of use. Step into a time when the untamed West was conquered by fearless souls who wore their stories on their sleeves. Behold this extraordinary treasure - an original 19th-century Buffalo Bison Frontiersman Cowboy Coat, a living testament to the bygone era that shaped America's rugged spirit. Unveil the Essence: Every mark, every crease, and every hint of wear tells a story of untamed adventures and daring escapades.The fur bears witness to the journey through time, bearing its history proudly on its sleeves, collar, front, and back. Explore every detail in the captivating photos to truly comprehend the depth of character this coat possesses. A Journey of Dedication: Forged by three years of relentless pursuit, this coat stands as the culmination of an unwavering search. In 2014, it was discovered in the heart of auctions in the USA, a hidden treasure waiting to be claimed.
Global Odyssey: Crossing oceans and spanning continents, this remarkable piece embarked on a transcontinental voyage. Safely acquired, it found temporary refuge at my niece's home in the vibrant heart of New York City. Under her watchful care, arrangements were made to ensure its passage across the Pacific to its new home in Japan, bridging the geographical gap that separated this relic from its modern custodian.Unrivaled Rarity: Immerse yourself in the knowledge that this coat, held in your possession, eclipses even the one Kurt Russell wore in Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight. An exceptional work of art, it transcends mere clothing and transforms into a living relic of the Wild West, a living link to the brave pioneers who carved their path through history.
Timeless Craftsmanship: Every element of this coat has been meticulously designed, capturing the authenticity of its era. Original buffalo leather trim graces the cuffs, pockets, and underarms, a testament to the era's robust elegance. Eight original two-inch wooden toggle buttons stand as sentinels of the past, evoking the endurance and craftsmanship of a time gone by.
Stitches in Time: The coat's construction, flawlessly preserved, stands as a tribute to the artisans of yore. Quilted black cotton lining and brown cotton pocket lining preserve the coat's legacy, each stitch a testament to the quality and care that once defined clothing. Eternal Resilience: The coat's journey through history is marked by wear and repairs, each a story etched into its fabric. Vintage repairs to the lining, skillfully executed, convey the resilience that characterized the era's inhabitants. A vintage sleeve lining repair, a homage to the coat's past, stands as a symbol of strength and continuity.
A Glimpse into the Past: Its remarkable dimensions, with a total length of 50 and a weight of 10 lbs, affirm its presence as an authentic relic of the past. The approximate size 40 beckons you to embody the spirit of the frontiersmen who once donned this very coat. A Legacy Preserved: This coat's history doesn't end in the past - it lives on through meticulous preservation. Professionally steam cleaned and vacuumed, it awaits its new custodian, ready to continue its journey of admiration and legacy.An Unparalleled Opportunity: Grasp this rare chance to own a piece of the Wild West's heart, a tangible link to the trailblazers and dreamers who forged a nation. Enrich your collection, embrace history, and seize this opportunity to claim a truly unrivaled masterpiece - a genuine Buffalo Bison Frontiersman Cowboy Coat.
The Time is Now: With a piece of this caliber, this is your chance to secure a treasure that will never be replicated. Thank you for your unwavering interest in this extraordinary artifact. Seize the moment, embrace history, and make this iconic treasure yours.Note: This genuine 1850's North American Buffalo Bison Coat is a Wild West cowboys collector's dream, and it's an opportunity that may never come again.