60s Hercules Outerwear Red Parka Jacket - Men's XL


Vintage 60s bright red coat with a quilted insulated lining, knit cuffs inside the sleeves, a heavy duty metal Talon zipper, and a drawstring at the inside of the waist. There is a removable faux-fur lined hood that attaches with a zipper to the back of the collar, and can unzip in half to be able to sit flush with the upper back. Lightly distressed, see condition details below.

Measurements and Item Details:

Fits like: Men's XL
Fabric: Feels like cotton or a blend with quilted nylon lining, poly fill, and acrylic knit cuffs inside the sleeves
Brand: Hercules Outerwear by Sears
Condition: Lightly distressed, with light general wear, some dark discoloration and other fainter discolorations in sections throughout (most prominent around the cuffs and down the button placket), a 5" tear at the edge of the right cuff and some smaller holes around the edges of the cuffs. The plastic structure inside the hood is somewhat bent out of shape - it seems somewhat wearable as is, though the hood itself is rather small compared to the measurements of the rest of the coat perhaps from being washed. The hood also has some fading/yellowing the the faux fur on near the edges, and two 1" bald spots on one edge. The hood can be removed with a zipper if you would prefer to wear the coat without it.

Length: 32.5"
Chest: 53"
Waist: 52"
Shoulders (seam to seam): 21.5"
Sleeve: 26"

Shown on a 5’8” model with measurements of 34”-26”-37”, usually wears a size small. See our FAQ for more info on sizing and condition ratings.

Frequently asked questions

Everything we sell is authentic vintage and has been worn before, so minor signs of age and wear are to be expected. Items are rated with the following condition grades: mint, excellent, very good, good, fair, distressed, costume grade, and as is. Any significant flaws besides general wear will be noted.

We ship domestic via USPS, and worldwide via Asendia. Shipping prices are based on weight, and will be automatically discounted for orders with multiple items.

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We give an estimate for every item we list, but please double check the measurements to ensure it will fit you. The best way to tell if an item will fit properly is to compare the given measurements to a garment you already own. Vintage sizing varies from modern, so often the size on the tag is not accurate for today. Please feel free to email us at shop@flyingapplevintage.com if you have sizing questions!

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Women’s sizing

Our women’s US size estimates are based off the following average body measurements:

Extra small: 32-24-34

Small: 34-26-36

Medium: 36-28-38

Large: 38-31-41

Extra large: 41-35-45

2XL: 45-37-48

3XL: 50-40-54

Men’s & unisex sizing

Though we use female models, a lot of our clothing is unisex. You can search "men" or go to the Unisex/Men’s section in the drop down shop menu. We will specify if our size estimate is for men instead of women. 

To best ensure that you are happy with your item, we ask that you read through the measurements and condition notes before making your purchase. However, if your purchase doesn't work out, we do accept items returned in their original condition for store credit minus a $5 restocking fee. To initiate a return, please message us within 3 days of receiving your order, and ship your return within 7 days. The buyer is responsible for shipping costs, and the store credit amount issued is for the item price only. If the item is not returned in its original condition, buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

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