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From: Loraine Ertelt <>
Subject: Re: [PD-LIFE] Jackets
Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2002 18:44:33 -0600
We still have my husband's pea coat. It is wonderful for those occasions
when we get really cold weather here in southeast Texas. As you say they
are virtually indestructible.
> I, too, had a pea coat. My uncle gave it to me when he was discharged
> from the navy in 1945. I wore it and my sons and nephews wore it. If I
> hadn't tried to wash it, my grandchildren would probably be wearing it.
> Those coats were practically indestructible. When I call my 85 year old
> uncle on Christmas and his birthday he always asks me about it.