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The 10 Best Overcoats

At Historical Emporium, we have been selling authentic period clothing since 2003, with thousands of satisfied customers around the world.

We have sold hundreds of overcoats, and we listen closely to customer feedback to make sure we're delivering on the promise of unique, authentic clothing, world class service, and great prices.

We survey every customer to gauge their opinion of the products they bought, and put together this list of the top-ranked overcoats in our store.

Shop with confidence, knowing that these terrific overcoats have been tested and endorsed by our other customers, and that you will receive five star service along with a great value!


 

#1 Rated Overcoat
Inverness Cape - Black Cotton

 Victorian Old West Mens Coats Black Cotton Solid Cloaks Overcoats Inverness |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 008000

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Average Rating: 5.00/5.00 stars from 3 reviews

cape
I like it alot. It is very long and comfortable.
Apr 8, 2021
dee parpart
Friendship WI
US
I feel 19th century
Excellent cape at an excellent price. And there is very little sticking on the black cotton. So glad this cape became available again.
Oct 21, 2020
Richard
Pekin IN
US
Shadows of the Night. . .
For many years I have wanted this very coat and at long last, I have one now, and it is absolutely wonderful! It is the perfect fall coat, light enough to wear on its own or, should the weather turn a bit chilly, with a light jacket underneath and you are set to go. I was not sure if I'd like the sleeveless design but I absolutely love this coat. I will be purchasing the full sleeve, 100% wool version soon for when the snow starts. This is not a coat for everyone due to its style and cut and it raises eyebrows whenever I wear it but I am glad I did.
Oct 16, 2020
Daniel Longoria
Noble IL
US

 

#2 Rated Overcoat
Inverness Cape - 100% Wool - Black

 Victorian Old West Mens Coats Black Wool Solid Cloaks Overcoats Inverness |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume | Vampire

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.72/5.00 stars from 40 reviews

Well made wool cape coat
I bought the black...I normally wear a large...the Cape fit extremely well....very long..a about 3 to 4 inches above the ankles... that's exactly what I wanted...great for a person who likes or needs to wear suits to work..this fits perfectly over jacket and does not make bullkie like regular long wool dress coats. The delivery was also faster than I expected...overall, if you are on the market for a formal wool cape like you see in the picture, then this is for you.. I would say this coat will fit from a large to an xlarge... don't know beyond that or below for a medium might be too big... that's my perception guys as I said I am large..and I could see someone a little heavier than me (5'9 190lbs.) Fitting into this because it is a cape which allows for more space inside
May 3, 2021
Angel R.

US
Love It
The inverness Cape is a beautifully crafted item in 100 percent wool! I can't afford a Harris Tweed one for my highland kilt oufit but this will do wonderfully
Mar 11, 2021
Muzz
London On
CA
High Quality Garment
This cape is quite stunning. I previously purchased the Inverness Ulster in tan herringbone, and I am just as happy with this. I will need to have this one shortened slightly, but that is due to my lack of height, not to the product. Historical Emporium is a class act through and through.
Feb 25, 2021
Ashley

US
Awesome Cape!
This cape is well constructed of high quality materials, definitely an asset as an everyday coat or costume. I am very happy with this purchase, it was exactly as advertised and arrived on time in great condition.
Sep 10, 2020
Victorian Lady
Fairfield Il
US
inverness cape
Button hole for the top button is not in the right place causing a wrinkle , because the next button hole is too close to the top one. I'll have to have it fixed here. Other than that I have enjoyed wearing it.
Dec 27, 2019
terry templeton
huron Oh
US
Perfect Dickens Cape
I've had my eye on this Inverness Cape for some time and finally purchased it to wear at Dickens on the Strand in Galveston Texas. The event was held this past weekend and I couldn't be happier with how the cape fit, looked and performed! I'm six foot tall and the cape is a perfect length for me. It's made of weighty 100% wool with a nice satin lining and is period correct in every respect. The Cape is very well styled and toasty warm. It also has two generously sized pockets which came in very handy. A PERFECT winter weather garment addition to my Regency/Victorian wardrobe. I couldn't be more pleased with my purchase!!!
Dec 11, 2019
Bob O'Campo
San Antonio Te
US
Cloaked in Mystery
Ever since I was a kid, I have LOVED this look in film. I kept watching this item over the past two years and finally just ordered the darn thing...lol. SO GLAD I DID! It is exactly what I was expecting and looking for. It's a heavy weight, but that's OK, it's rare that you not only get "what" you paid for but MORE than you paid for, but this is one of those purchases. It just sets that air of mystery I've always loved about this look. BRAVO, Historical Emporium. You didn't just "meet" expectations -- you EXCEEDED them with this item!
Sep 26, 2018
JeffnDallas
Dallas Te
US
Excellent!
I was beyond thrill when my inverness cape arrived. The quality was superb, as was the craftsmanship. I was very pleased! Kind regards, Anthony
Aug 22, 2018
Anthony
Gulfport Mi
US
A fabulous piece of historic brilliance
Fits great, looks suave, leaving the feeling of genuine craftsmanship after each wear. Ich liebe es!
Jul 19, 2018


US
Just what I wanted.
Great weight, nice construction, this cape will keep me warm when wearing Highland dress in the winter months.
Jan 26, 2018
Orangehaggis
Northeast Oh
Lovely drape
I bought this for my husband, to wear to white-tie formal events. It has been a great buy. Good quality fabric and construction. Recommended.
Jan 18, 2018
Anonymous
MN
US
Wonderful to wear
This a great cape. Warm and comfortable to wear over your suit or frock coat etc. It is made of quality wool and fall nicely over your shoulders :) Recommend it highly. E. Spear
Dec 13, 2017
E. Spear
Ca
Absolutely perfect.
This cape is far better than I could have ever dreamed. It is heavy, warm, and incredibly well made. The pockets are very deep and the material is quite soft for wool. It has turned many heads walking through town already. I am never taking this thing off.
Nov 17, 2017
Brad
Geneva Oh
US
Delightful
Lots of wool! Weighs as much as my full length leather duster. First outing to the Symphony on a cold and drizzly night caused several compliments and one fellow wanting to know where one buys such things. Warm, comfortable and simply delightful; recommended!
Sep 27, 2017
Greg
Cheyenne WY
US
Nice Cloak
A nice cloak...very heavy weight. Small neck when buttoned and very thin lining in pockets...would not trust with keys or cell phone.
Feb 2, 2017
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#3 Rated Overcoat
Coburn Great Coat - Gray Wool

 Victorian Old West Steampunk Mens Coats Gray Wool Velvet Solid Cloaks Overcoats Ulster |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.65/5.00 stars from 17 reviews

The Great Coat is "Great Looking"
This is an excellent coat. It fits well and is quite the looker. I got great compliments. If you are looking to stand out in an extremely elegantly fashionable way, this coat is for you!
Nov 14, 2020
Star B
Albany NY
US
Great Coat
Oct 4, 2019
Gus
Webb City MO
US
Great Coat
Oct 3, 2019
Gus
Webb City MO
US
Gorgeous & warm
So this came in the mail last week, and it fit as predicted - is a bit large so it can be worn over another jacket, allowing another decent layer of warmth beyond just the coat itself. Nice material, and nicely designed cuts! Only main complaint so far (after having only worn it functionally once) is that the lining is the wrong sort of material - you have to bunch up the sleeves of the undercoat or shirt before putting your arms through the sleeves - otherwise, fabric-to-fabric friction pushes your sleeves up inside the arms of this coat and it's hard to pull them back over your arms. It really should have a silky or satin-like lining to allow it to glide over other clothes.
Nov 20, 2018
Mason
Harrogate Yo
UK
A In Depth Review
I love this coat. I been wanting one for years. And although it isn't everything I was hoping for, it still passed with flying colors. The outer shell is real wool but it's a woven wool, so it does feel thin. Not a bad thing, still keeps you warm just something that isn't in the description. The sleeve cuffs do roll down like they should. The Buttonholes are a bit tight when buttoning it. The cotton sleeve lining does stick when taking the coat off. But all that isn't so bad, the worse thing about the coat are the front pockets. For a size 42 the pocket width is 4 inches. I can only fit up to my knuckles. But the pocket flap are wider and the pockets do have enough material to be widen to 5 inches max. So with a little work or take it to a taylor, the pockets can be widened and would be unnoticeable. Overall, this coat is a great buy. Where else would you find one like it. (Other than Civil War ones). The "problems" with the coat are minor. They don't interfere with its job. You still keep warm, still can button it, and still can take it on & off fine even with the cotton lining. The only real problem it has are the front pockets being too small. Other than that it's a beautiful looking coat and is perfect for reenacting and/or everyday use.
Sep 21, 2017
J Klein
Sewell NJ
US
coat
really nice coat. Perfect fit fine Construction. Very warm, gets lots of looks and compliments.
Nov 3, 2016
Anonymous

Sherlock Coat
The fit was perfect and my husband loved it. He said it was exactly what he was looking for.
Jul 8, 2016
Shelia
Park Forest Il
US
Coburn Coat
I really like the coat, but I did have issue with the ease of sliding it on as a reviewer pointed when I was looking at reviews. A slicker sleeve liner would be helpful. I knew of this issue when I bought it and bought it anyway. I took it to a conference and received many compliments from many people. It was not a period group, but many loved it. Overall, I am glad that I have it and can live with the sleeve thing.
Dec 9, 2015
Mark
Bakersfield CA
US
Great "Great Coat"
I only give it 4 stars instead of 5 because I think it could easily be improved. It's really difficult to get on over most other clothes/coats, due to the muslin used for sleeve lining - changing the sleeve lining to nylon, satin, or anything else "slick" would make a good coat great; The button holes aren't quite big enough, and it's a real bear to get the buttons done or undone - maybe I can find buttons that are just barely smaller; It could be improved if the interior and two exterior pockets were deeper (and wider for the two outside ones) - they'd be a lot more more useful; A nice upgrade would be to change the collar and pocket flap trim from (moleskin?) to velvet or velveteen. Overall, still a really nice coat for the price, and a great fit - I'm going to enjoy wearing it over my wool frock coat in the Winter. Delivered really fast, too - thanks!
Dec 13, 2014
Rich Zellich
Fenton MO
US
Beautiful piece
Super high quality. Also, extremely warm.
Nov 5, 2014
Erick
NY
US
Coburn Great coat
Coat was even more thin I though it would be very good. Would love to send picture it look good on me and sure it would on anyone.
Apr 11, 2014
Setab
GREEN VALLEY AZ
US
Warm
Nice and warm coat. Easy to wear and looks good.
Mar 21, 2014
Anonymous

Great coat
I found the fabric weight to be a little lighter than expected and the sleeves fit a bit tighter over the frockcoat than I'd like, but the construction and styling are perfect!
Feb 3, 2014
Anonymous
Northfield MN
US
Truely authentic
Very pleased with this product. The quality appears exceptional, makes you feel like you have shared in the making of history.
Nov 1, 2013
Jess
El Paso TX
US
mike
Sizing a bit off. Shoulder width great as normal sizing, but waist and torso is lartge causing the cape and back not to hang properly. Lining could be a little higher grade, as sheds some on clothing under coat. Great design and good weight of wool material.
Dec 17, 2012
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#4 Rated Overcoat
Inverness Cape - 100% Wool - Gray

 Victorian Old West Mens Coats Gray Black Wool Solid Cloaks Overcoats Inverness |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume | Dickens Gifts for Him

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Average Rating: 5.00/5.00 stars from 5 reviews

Inverness Cape Review
Honestly this is such a nice coat! It arrived in a timely fashion and looks good on stage! Itís a little heavy but thatís because Iím weak!
May 3, 2018
Jesse
Reno Nv
US
A complete success
My husband loves wearing this cape. When he is really cold there is room to wear it over his casual winter coat and still look good. A complete success.
Dec 28, 2016
Anonymous

US
Good quality for the price
Good quality. Warm and substantial but not overly "heavy weight". Fully lined. Expeditious delivery. Reasonably priced. No complaints.
Dec 10, 2016
Mark
Burlilngton MA
US
superb styling
I wear formal Scottish attire frequently, and the Inverness is the traditional outerwear. Yours fits wonderfully, and is suitable in any weather. I do not hesitate to recommend it as an excellent value.
Oct 13, 2016
John Welsh
Pleasanton Ca
US
Best. Overcoat. Ever.
Possibly the favorite item I've ordered from Historical Emporium so far, this is a strong, sturdy, and warm overcoat with great style. Definitely draws attention, but doesn't look like a cheap costume coat at all. Warm, practical, and effective... kept me comfortable and dry on a recent boat tour of Prince William Sound, Alaska.
Oct 3, 2016
Michael P

US

 

#5 Rated Overcoat
Inverness Coat - Brown Herringbone Tweed

 Victorian Old West Mens Coats Brown Tweed Wool Blend Synthetic Herringbone Cloaks Overcoats Inverness Ulster Matched Separates |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 007151

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Average Rating: 5.00/5.00 stars from 10 reviews

Excellent coat
The coat fits well and is not just a great look but keeps me warm on walks around town. The fabric is as expected and the stiching is very nice.
Jan 22, 2021
Dr Frank
Shepherdstown WV
Just be aware that they do run large.
Dec 9, 2020
Jin

US
Great coat if a bit large
This almost exactly as advertised. It looks great. I got the XL/2XL and it's a bit big on me (6'3", 250 lbs.) but I put a suit coat on underneath it and that halped a bit. I will probably still have to have the sleeves taken in a bit. The workmanship on it seems very well done. You will have to iron or steam it to get the wrinkles out. A good value, in my opinion.
Oct 1, 2020
Steve
Fullerton CA
US
Historical Emporium makes the finest Victorian...
Historical Emporium makes the finest Victorian and Edwardian style garments I've seen. This coat is no different. Their customer service is top notch as well. I've ordered from them in the past and look forward to ordering more from them in the future when finances permit.
Dec 12, 2019
Joey

US
Iverness Coat
So far...so good. Awaiting first batch of foul weather for a full test...in the mean time, I'll just have to look spiffy.
Dec 22, 2018
KENNETH MAYS
UPLAND CA
US
This Coat Is The Real Deal!
This is a wonderful item, very high quality. Looks great. I am normally a medium, but I opted for the small and it was a good choice. A generous cut and will fit well over suits, evening wear, heavy sweaters....perfect for a stroll across the Moors! Historical Emporium is a class act!
Jun 18, 2018
Ashley

US
Good raw material
The coat is a little long, but the hem can be picked up. I am installing five buttons and button holes on the front of the cape because the wind tends to catch the cape and blow it around.
Nov 23, 2017
Tom Tuminski
Medford Ma
US
Wonderful Coat
I LOVE this coat. I purchased the coat back in the middle of September and have delayed the review until the weather was cool enough to give it a good wearing. I already own the Inverness cape in black in 100% wool and have given it a wonderful review. At the time, I mused that it would be nice if it were offered in other colors--even perhaps a nice tweed. So, when Historical Emporium unveiled their additions to their Inverness line, I was delighted. At the time of order, I felt a little trepidation. I was worried that this version was not 100% wool. I am delighted to report that my fears were baseless. The fabric has a very nice feel, similar to a soft, heavy cotton. The coat is a good weight and ideal for cool weather and roomy enough to layer underneath for cold weather. It is not as warm as the 100% wool version, but that's easily worked around. I have received several compliments on it. (I wear my Historical Emporium clothing as part of my everyday wardrobe). I am 6'1" and about 200lbs; the M/L fits me very well with room for a bulky sweater or thick sports-coat/frock-coat underneath. I love this coat and would highly recommend it. Its also a wonderful value.
Nov 8, 2017
David A. Roberts
High Point NC
US
Coat
Just what I wanted. ulster coat
Sep 29, 2017
Darryl
Church Hill Md
US
purchases
Excellent product....and very quick delivery.....perfect for the season.... I had purchased a frock coat earlier in the year, it also was excellent. However, it wasn't quite what I wanted, and the company was very good to exchange it for another. Very polite, and efficient in getting me a new product that fit better what I wanted...
Sep 28, 2017
Joe Day
Madison wi
US

 

#6 Rated Overcoat
Inverness Coat - Gray Herringbone Tweed

 Victorian Old West Mens Coats Gray Tweed Wool Blend Synthetic Herringbone Cloaks Overcoats Inverness Ulster Matched Separates |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.92/5.00 stars from 12 reviews

Great Cape
Great winter top coat. Does not bind and drapes beautiful
Nov 13, 2020
John McGrath
Harrisonburg VA
US
Great Cape
This cape is actually better than described, with very nice tweed fabric and well-sewn shape. If the fabric was any thicker, the cape would probably be too heavy to wear. As mentioned in the description, they do run large. I ordered a "M/L" size, and it is almost too big. I am usually a 46-48 inch chest for jackets and almost 6 feet tall, and I'm glad I did not order a "L/XL." A really well built cape, that I will put to work in cold, wet weather.
Oct 15, 2020
David MacComb
Sheridan CO
US
Roomy and Characterful
If you want a coat that attracts attention, this is it. There is much material (and thus much room) in the coat underneath. so it works with just a vest, or a full frock coat. The material is a medium weight - if it was heavier the coat would weigh too much to carry around. I like the material - not a super quality but close enough to a fine wool to pass, and it seems sturdy enough for good service. Be careful on a windy day - the cape can blow around.
Mar 7, 2020
Bill
Calgary Al
CA
Excellent cape!
Amazing quality at an outstanding price!
Jan 3, 2020
Robert Krueger
Milwaukee WI
US
A wonderful costume piece
I love the coat, it goes well with one of the characters I bring to life, even just for the fun of it.
Dec 6, 2018
Bruce E. Lanning
Snohomish WA
US
Excellent product
This is a top quality coat and quite a value. I am 6' 1", around 230 lbs and the Medium/Large is just right for me (just like the sizing chart indicated). This is clearly a genuine coat for outdoor wear. Fine craftsmanship and quality material. A little heavier than I anticipated, but perfect weight for fall and winter wear. I would recommend to anyone.
Oct 12, 2018
Ed Bell
Tallahassee Fl
US
Excellent product
My great fear was that this would be made from a cheaper, "costume-weight" fabric. When the small box arrived, my heart sank. I opened it up and could not believe how much coat you could get into such a small box! This is a real, outdoor-worthy winter overcoat for almost every locale. (I wouldn't warrant it for Chicago in below-zero January, but that's a whole different standard of human tolerance and garment expectations.) This is a very handsome coat with a most subtle gray herringbone pattern to the fabric. They do run Full and LONG - which I like, but others may want to adjust their order as some here have indicated in their comments. Full-figured fellows will want to stick with the larger sizes. Thanks for a great internet shopping experience.
Oct 3, 2018
David Nava
Albuquerque Ne
US
Just Perfect
Just perfect for putting over a town coat for cold New England winters.
Apr 21, 2018
Tom
Medford Ma
US
Very nice, authentice styling, runs large
This a really nice coat, it is not some cheap thrown together from overseas. It is Huge but it is designed that way to go over jackets etc. am border line L and XL. I first tried a XL and it was swimming on me. The large was a better fit if wearing alone. Historical Emporium is a very good seller, they go out of their way to make things right.
Apr 2, 2018
Dan

US
Excellent value, tremendous quality!
Jan 4, 2018
The Happy Bagpiper
Haddonfield Ne
US
Excellent if excessive
I'm very happy with the color, length, and the warmth of this coat. It could easily serve as winter wear, and the lining makes sliding in or out of it a breeze. Being a medium, I ordered the M/L size; I would strongly recommend that these be split up in the future. The coat is very generously cut, to the point of being cumbersome when trying to get in or out of a vehicle, and the sleeves extended almost past my thumb.
Oct 19, 2017
Anonymous

Beautifully made
This coat/cloak is beautifully made and elegantly cut. I'll likely be using it as one of my winter coats, in conjunction with a cardigan.
Oct 5, 2017
Rob MacLennan
Brampton On
CA

 

#7 Rated Overcoat
Inverness Dress Coat - Wool Blend - Black

 Victorian Old West Mens Coats Black Wool Blend Solid Cloaks Overcoats Inverness Ulster |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume | Jack the Ripper

ITEM 005912

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.73/5.00 stars from 37 reviews

Runs big, but excellent quality!
Feb 25, 2021
Sparrow

US
Very Nice!
I go to a lot of opera and symphony concerts, at least I did before COVID. It is a fine garment, but you will get a few looks and maybe some comments. I'm okay with that. The quality is good, even if the garment is not as heavy as some fine coats - especially the lining is a bit thin. That is a function of the price, which is inexpensive for this kind of coat. It is okay for three seasons (in Calgary Canada) and I've actually got the herringbone version for colder weather. The fit is great for me - xl-2x for me at 6'2" and 250 lbs. - I can wear it with a waistcoat or with a full dress coat. I love dressing in Victorian style - if you are okay with being noticed, this is the coat for you!
Oct 15, 2020
Musician Bill
Calgary Al
CA
Great coat. Great fit
I'm a little leery of ordering clothing online. I'm a big guy and have trouble getting things to fit, especially outerwear. I've wanted a long coat for a long time, but could never find one in my size. When I ordered the Inverness coat, my main thought was "Please let it fit" When I opened the box and examined the coat, I was impressed with the quality of the materials and construction, this is garment that could last a lifetime. Then I tried it on. Not only did it fit, but it was roomy enough to wear a full suit underneath, as I imagine a gentleman of the time would do. I am 100% satisfied with this item and would gladly recommend it to anyone.
Aug 13, 2020
friar_george
Elmira NY
US
Fabulous
This coat is world-class. It is so elegant. The one problem I had was the lining. Right out of the box it ripped, and I had to sew it. However, my impression is that the coat is stunning. One word of advice, order a size smaller than you normally wear, it is big!
Aug 9, 2020
Impressive
Ballston Spa NY
US
Well done, Emporium!
Jun 11, 2020
Professor Norman...
San Francisco CA
US
A hit on the first night
I wore this coat to Phantom of the Opera in New York, and it fit perfectly with the venue and the event (it's the oldest show on Broadway...dress up). The quality has inspired me to purchase from Historical Emporium again.
Dec 6, 2019
Christopher Steeves
Ne
CA
xlarge
I ordered X-large witch is my size cape was marked 1x-large-2x-large, and it was way too big and too long, and unusable For Me.
Dec 6, 2019
Raymond Kielt
virginia beach VA
US
Yum
Well made and the fit is great
Oct 18, 2019
Anonymous

Inverness Dress Coat
Feb 1, 2019
Anthony
Liverpool Me
UK
Classy Protection
If you have to venture out in inclement weather for a formal event in a suit this is the coat for you. It splendidly covers even a tuxedo with tails and does so with a touch of old world genteel fashion without sacrificing serviceability. One recommendation I do make is that you get this garment rainproofed by your local dry cleaner.
Nov 8, 2018
A Classical...
Bethlehem PA
US
Excellent Product/Excellent Service
I am a priest and I sometimes wear a cassock, usually on formal and semi-formal occasions. Rarely do overcoats look good with a cassock - in either length or style of cut. The Inverness Dress Coat is the answer! I'm shorter than the model, so the coat nearly covers the cassock. Also the style better melds with the cassock, especially with the cape. This is true of ecclesiastical head wear as well. The Inverness Dress Coat even makes a Canterbury Cap look good. After taking my measurements I submitted them with a question through the website. The response was quick and reliable. I bought the coat knowing the sleeves would have to be hemmed. Otherwise the fit around the chest and shoulders is perfect. The construction of the coat appears to be excellent. The only negative is that the lining for the pockets feels very thin. Not a place to store keys. Overall, though, I'm extremely pleased.
Oct 17, 2018
Mark Andrew Jones
FL
US
I love this coat
Oct 11, 2018
Anonymous

Inverness coat
The coat is beautiful! The quality is excellent. The fit is generous and long, just right for me and my large frame. The coat is fully lined. The workmanship is excellent. Thank you Historical Emporium.
Sep 28, 2018
James Abbott
Newport Rh
US
A little big, but not a problem
Greatly anticipated this product. I ordered the Small and it fit on the shoulders, but given I'm 5'6 with a 36 inch chest, it was a little big for the rest. Some hemming of the skirt, sleeves, and cape will do the trick though for a better fit. This will come in handy for the winter, as well as figures like Poe and Professor Fate.
Aug 31, 2018
Tim
Ok
US
Top quality yet very affordable!
Unbelievable quality! Every seam is hidden and the entire coat is well sewn, with no loose ends or messy oversewn stitching. The material is top quality with an excellent weight. The coat is versatile. Any man who sees this coat asks where we bought it!
May 31, 2018
Polar Gilmore

US

 

#8 Rated Overcoat
Inverness Cape - Black Satin / Red Lining

 Victorian Old West Mens Coats Black Synthetic Solid Cloaks Overcoats Inverness |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume | vampire

ITEM 005902

$94.95

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 5.00/5.00 stars from 5 reviews

Dracula Returns
This is a very nice cape! Very heavy and well made.
Sep 27, 2018
Mark
Woodbridge Vi
US
Great fun and good service
I bought this cape on a whim during the sale. I had a slight snag when ordering (not their fault), but worked with customer service on the phone. My issue was resolved quickly and painlessly, and I now own a really nice piece for Halloween and theater. So much nicer than any piece of junk you'd get from a discount store.
Oct 4, 2017
Alex
Rochester MN
US
Inverness cape
This is a great cape. Solid construction and stitching. I am planning on wearing it for conventions but it seems durable enough for frequent wear. I am Definately recommending this product and this website to my friends.
Sep 27, 2017
John
Tucson Ar
US
Excellent Quality and Shiping
I ordered this cloak in hopes it would make it here in time with standard shipping. To my delight, the package arrived well before the expected date. Then I opened it. Wow what great quality. The cloak was amazing. This is not a cheap costume piece. Thank you H.E. I will definitely be doing more business with you and have already referred you to others who asked..."Where did you get that?"
Feb 17, 2016
Soko
Port St Lucie FL
US
Channeling Pertwee
I ordered this cloak along with the Historical Emporium's Vintage Black Velvet Smoking Jacket in order to dress as the Third Doctor from BBC's Doctor Who. Worked like a charm, and I can always dress as Jack the Ripper for those more horrifying of times. I am most certainly enjoying it. The satin has a nice shine to it so the red catches the light quite nicely. A downside to my combination of clothing is that the satin slides off the velvet so I spent a bit of time adjusting it to look right, but when I did it was glorious.
Jan 14, 2016
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#9 Rated Overcoat
Classic Rifle Coat - Black

 Victorian Old West Mens Coats Black Synthetic Solid Dusters Overcoats Frock |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume | Lawman

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Average Rating: 5.00/5.00 stars from 11 reviews

superbe ! une tuerie !
Jun 25, 2021
franck morais
VERSAILLES Fr
FR
classic rifle coat
i am 5'10 3/4 i asked for suggested size figuring about a 44 inch chest- about 4 inches for under clothing vest be ok but the arms wish were inch longer and bulkier around the elbows- provided it never shrinks good for late spring early fall- lining not that great sewed in and knew from ordering be too long about 3" too long really- think the stitching be better- now it does have small front pockets fits about 4 of my fingers comfortable and wonder why anyone make coat with such small pocket- then dawned on me they are a perfect size for deck of cards and Dillinger or some small hand gun that 4 fingers could grab hold of and access without fishing around in over sized pockets- i knot sure thats the reason but does seem practical- i do like the coat but for the price idk thats kinda iffy- think if took more stitching and resized the arms yeah but i still questioning the value over cost- but it is an interesting coat and i do like it fact is wore it today- it my take mom to dr's and go to bank kinda coat- but is nice in appearance
Apr 21, 2021
dave
atlanta GA
US
Classic Rifle Coat Review
Nice coat, well made. Too long though. Would like another button or two down the front. And a way to turn the collar up to close and button around the neck. That might be a different type of coat though.
Feb 14, 2019
Tim Sherman
Wakefield RI
US
WOW.
Nov 15, 2018
Cowboy
Austin TX
US
Awesome Coat!
I have coveted one of these coats for a very long time, and it took a lot of searching to find what I specifically wanted. This fits the bill exactly! You can wear it anywhere and people always comment on cool it looks. I may need another one!
Mar 1, 2018
Desiree Owen
Barlow KY
US
beautiful coat
I bought this for my husband and he wore it to a recent show we saw. I has lovely tailoring an a great flow to the cut.
Dec 2, 2016
auscrawl

AU
Style baby! Style!
Absolutely loved the Black Rifle Coat. Lightweight, comfortable and great lines. Bought mine at my size as I intend to use it as a coat, not over coat. Will now need to get another one. :) Made the mistake of wearing it to see a musical version of Calamity Jane and upstaging the actor playing Wild Bill Hickok. Love this coat.
Dec 20, 2014
Peter M
Brisbane Qu
AU
classic rifle coat
excelent
Jul 9, 2014
undertaker
shreveport lo
US
Perfect Coat
The coat came exactly as described. I am of average height (5'9") so it is a little long (I'll take it in to be hemmed). The sizing was exact in that it runs a little large so it can be worn over a dress jacket. Exceptional service by GE. Would definitely do business with them again.
Mar 3, 2013
Tony Roh
Ft Leavenworth KS
US
Rifle coat
Exactly what I ordrerd , perfect! Delivery was as communicated. If you like this type of clothing I would highly recomend this site.
Nov 6, 2012
Jeff Davenport
Reno Nv
US
Amazing coat
Sep 25, 2012
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Rifle Frock Coat - Black

 Victorian Old West Mens Coats Black Synthetic Solid Dusters Overcoats Frock |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume | Lawman

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Average Rating: 4.77/5.00 stars from 30 reviews

Great coat and look
I have always liked the look of these coats. I am very satisfied with the coat and the quality. I wear a size 44 so I ordered a 42 and it fit almost perfectly. The arms were a little long took it to a sewing shop and had them shorten it a inch. If you are on the fence I would highly recommended this coat and this company. The coat arrived two days before they said it would.
Jul 8, 2020
Brandon
Coolidge Ar
US
LOVE from the first moment...
I'm a pretty big guy, and I feared that the coat would require some tailoring. It fits like a glove and I LOVE it!!!
Dec 12, 2019
unfoldthesoul
Atlanta GA
US
Riffle coat
One word "outstanding "
Nov 7, 2019
Jose D. Fraser
Oaklahoma OK
US
Why Change Something If It's Not Broken?
I own a Wah Maker Long Rifle Frock Coat. Because of a severe disabling condition I cannot wear long pants or socks. But I still need to attend 6-10 formal occasions per year. When I found the coat, 12 years ago, it was perfect! Despite the fact it was a poly-blend, it had the look and feel of a good worsted wool gabardine, and went perfectly with my collection of "dress" shorts with the same look (and matching black color). Even though my "old" coat is still in excellent condition, it looks a little "tired". Because my daughter is getting married in November, I wanted to look "just right", so I went looking for a new Wah Maker Long Rifle Frock Coat: poly-blend, Made in America (same as the old one). Unfortunately, Wah Maker has changed something: the new poly-blend has the look and feel of polished cotton, instead of a fine worsted wool gabardine. It is the only long coat in the market place that will work as formal dress piece while at the same time covering my bare legs, and giving the illusion that I am formally attired. (I could have a bespoke coat made, but the price was beyond scary, especially on a disabled individual's fixed income!) I have, of course kept the coat, and because of body shape have had it tailored to fit (as close as I can get to bespoke :-). It's a Wah Maker garment - I'm sure the quality is the same as it has always been. My only "complaint" is the change in material, making the coat look and feel completely different. So I've asked: if it ain't...
Oct 2, 2018
Bob
Cranbury NJ
US
Superb Quality, FAST Delivery
Just look at this coat. I mean REALLY. YOU WANT THIS. And if--no, WHEN--you buy this Rifle Frock Coat, you will reaffirm the maxim that no one who buys quality ever suffers buyer's remorse. It is stunning to look at; it is extraordinarily well-made; it is a terrific value. You will be equal parts dashing, badass, and mysterious when you appear in this coat. Icing on the cake? I needed it FAST for an event, so I had no choice but to pay for expedited shipping...and it arrived two days BEFORE the estimated expedited date! I am a long-time fan and customer of Historical Emporium, and I have never been disappointed...far from it! In quality and customer service, my expectations are always exceeded.
Sep 23, 2017
Dick Terhune
Litchfield CT
US
Exceptionally good
This is a remarkably good coat for the price. As a cosplayer, I'm used to paying twice as much for something comparable, then taking it to a tailor for fitting. The 44 fit me right out of the box and I intend to use it for many years to come.
Nov 10, 2016
Benjamin Herrin
Kernersville No
US
Heavy but perfect
We purchased this coat for our daughter's western themed wedding. The coat is a little heavier than we anticipated but we will be able to use it during the mild winter for an overcoat for special occasions. We were very happy to have the coat in actual jacket sizes because it fit much better than the "L" that we tried on at a local shop. This one fit my husband in the shoulder much better.
May 7, 2016
Tee
Orlando FL
US
Rare and well made.
Coats at this length at these sizes are definitely a rarity. I've searched for hours on end looking something that satisfies my tastes, and just when I was about to give up and have one made (at $500) I found this. It's comfy and light, and there's so much storage on it that I can easily carry anything I may need while out and about. The only thing that I'm not thrilled about is that the buttons end a little under half way doing the torso, but seeing as it was meant to be an overcoat that's understandable. The shipping was also pretty fast, which is great seeing as I'm in Alaska. All things considered it's an awesome coat and I'd definitely order from this site again.
Feb 4, 2016
Dracula_lite
Wasilla Al
US
Absolutely flawless
I bought this coat in my size (32) expecting it to fit more like an overcoat but even running a size large it has a rather nice slimming effect. I rate this a 10/10 for excellent craftmanship and the short time it took to reach me.
Dec 18, 2015
The Gentleman TJ
Topeka KS
Always wanted one
I'e always wanted a coat like this, So glad I found it here. Fits perfectly, and works well with just about everything.
Nov 14, 2014
Creselious
Anderson IN
US
Rifle Frock Coat
Amazing coat, like that is full length hard to come by something of this quality and price in New Zealand
Nov 15, 2013
Malc

NZ
Rifle Flock
Chest measurement is 45 to 46 I ordered the 44. It fits good. I may have to take in the sleeves a little. Not sure if it is susposed to close fully towards the bottom when buttoned. Mine doesnt but maybe it's my hips. Very nice. I like it a lot.
Aug 31, 2013
Jason
San Diego Ca
US
Hell Yeah!!
Perfect fit, excellent quality...my friends LOVE IT!! Guys? How about a winter weight one? Please :)
Jun 24, 2013
Grant
Melbourne Vi
AU
Quality
Very nice frock coat. Looks great and well made.
Apr 17, 2013
Orrin Sackett
Il
US
Rifle Frock coat
Great looking and fitting!
Apr 15, 2013
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