1760's Waistcoat

A waistcoat was an everyday clothing item for the 18th century man. This cut is slightly longer to fit the style during the French and Indian War.  These also have the added benefit of working pockets. Available in 4 different colors of wool with a cotton lining.

SIZING:

Our sizes are in inches. To ensure the correct size, we suggest measuring around your chest and belly. If you have sizing questions, please contact us for assistance.

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    05/02/2020
    MO
    Michael O.
    United States United States

    Great product

    Had to return the first one because I ordered a size too small, Samson had my return processed and a replacement delivered to me within 4 days.

    04/08/2020
    M
    Michael .
    United States United States

    Love it

    Love the waistcoat. Had to exchange for one size larger than I thought I needed, excellent quality garment and super fast shipping, exceptional service as always.

    03/17/2020
    CF
    Cody f.
    United States United States

    Wimsy Waistcoat

    Fantastic quality, head-turning design, and utterly and completely what you'd want and hope to receive. Make a quick note to measure yourself, as I was going to order the size suit I normally get, but when I read the notes that they post about the way they make their measurements so I measured myself around my chest real quick: it is SPOT to the mark. This is certainly a fair way to do it since there are so many inconsistencies between sizing in commercial tailoring, but still a good note to consider. On a more personal note, the reason I had my eye on the waistcoat in red was actually for a Christmas celebration and charity when I was an elf at a Christmas Day unwrapping with local kids: it went *extremely* well and the magic of the manufacturing was translated well to the magic of the day!

    02/12/2020
    K
    K.C.C.
    United States United States

    1760's Waistcoat

    I was trying to make my waistcoat and shirt from some patterns I had. I started with the shirt and quickly determined I'd never finish in time for the Alafai River Rendezvous that I wanted to attend. I ordered the waistcoat and very quickly received what I thought was a perfect addition to my kit. It fit perfect and looked great with my coat and breeches. The service was excellent, I'll also be writing a review for the shirt I ended up ordering about 2 days later. I will definitely be a return customer, not only because the quality of the items was excellent, but because the service was outstanding. Thanks.

    02/01/2020
    SG
    Skyler G.
    United States United States

    Perfect shade of green

    It's lovely. I love the look and feel of the waistcoat.

    01/28/2020
    AW
    Aaron W.
    United States United States

    Nice bit of warmth!

    Being a member of the Michigan Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard, we can be called to muster any month of the year. Bought one of these wool waistcoats in Frankenmuth, MI in the summer of 2018, and this is THE waistcoat to wear when the weather gets chilly. Great material, fit, and price. I would recommend this to anyone looking for something a bit warmer than a cotton/linen.

    12/27/2019
    A
    Anonymous
    United States United States

    Vest

    Vest is very high quality. Shipping was fast. Very pleased.

    12/19/2019
    HB
    Harry B.
    United States United States

    First time purchase

    Excellent fit nice material shiny buttons, what more could a guy ask? Will definitely return.

    12/12/2019
    SG
    Skyler G.
    United States United States

    Looks cool

    I got the wrong version. They sent me ghe revolutionary war version, but I couldnt get it exchanged because I already wore it. Now I will have to buy the correct one. I think I'll get it in blue this time.

    12/05/2019
    A
    Anonymous
    United States United States

    1760's Waistcoat Purchase

    Excellent purchasing experience. Item received very quickly and as advertised. Samson Historical is now my go-to shop for re-enactment supplies.

    Samson Historical 1760's Waistcoat Review
    12/01/2019
    KL
    Kevin L.
    United States United States

    Waistcoat Review

    Fits great, both waistcoats I purchased. The period games I purchased will keep us busy around the campfire. Very satisfied !

    11/09/2019
    LH
    Larry H.
    United States United States

    1760 Waistcoat

    Had to get a copy sizes larger that I usually wear, but once received, am very pleased.

    11/01/2019
    A
    Anonymous
    United States United States

    Green Waistcoat

    Fit was perfect and delivery of item was in a very timely matter.

    10/31/2019
    A
    Anonymous
    United States United States

    Santa Vest

    Great purchase

    10/31/2019
    A
    Anonymous
    United States United States

    I am very pleased with

    I am very pleased with my new waistcoat. It is made very well. I like the cotton lining. It is an extra layer of warmth also. At $100 less expensive than the competition, it's a real buy! I would recommend this to anyone who is looking for a well made 1760s waistcoat

    10/28/2019
    CP
    Claude P.
    Canada Canada

    1760 waistcoat

    Well made, nice fit, goes perfectly with my outfit.

    Customer Reviews
    5 Based on 43 Reviews
    Write a Review

    Thank you for submitting a review!

    Your input is very much appreciated. Share it with your friends so they can enjoy it too!

    Filter Reviews:
      05/02/2020
      MO
      Michael O.
      United States United States

      Great product

      Had to return the first one because I ordered a size too small, Samson had my return processed and a replacement delivered to me within 4 days.

      04/08/2020
      M
      Michael .
      United States United States

      Love it

      Love the waistcoat. Had to exchange for one size larger than I thought I needed, excellent quality garment and super fast shipping, exceptional service as always.

      03/17/2020
      CF
      Cody f.
      United States United States

      Wimsy Waistcoat

      Fantastic quality, head-turning design, and utterly and completely what you'd want and hope to receive. Make a quick note to measure yourself, as I was going to order the size suit I normally get, but when I read the notes that they post about the way they make their measurements so I measured myself around my chest real quick: it is SPOT to the mark. This is certainly a fair way to do it since there are so many inconsistencies between sizing in commercial tailoring, but still a good note to consider. On a more personal note, the reason I had my eye on the waistcoat in red was actually for a Christmas celebration and charity when I was an elf at a Christmas Day unwrapping with local kids: it went *extremely* well and the magic of the manufacturing was translated well to the magic of the day!

      02/12/2020
      K
      K.C.C.
      United States United States

      1760's Waistcoat

      I was trying to make my waistcoat and shirt from some patterns I had. I started with the shirt and quickly determined I'd never finish in time for the Alafai River Rendezvous that I wanted to attend. I ordered the waistcoat and very quickly received what I thought was a perfect addition to my kit. It fit perfect and looked great with my coat and breeches. The service was excellent, I'll also be writing a review for the shirt I ended up ordering about 2 days later. I will definitely be a return customer, not only because the quality of the items was excellent, but because the service was outstanding. Thanks.

      02/01/2020
      SG
      Skyler G.
      United States United States

      Perfect shade of green

      It's lovely. I love the look and feel of the waistcoat.

      01/28/2020
      AW
      Aaron W.
      United States United States

      Nice bit of warmth!

      Being a member of the Michigan Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard, we can be called to muster any month of the year. Bought one of these wool waistcoats in Frankenmuth, MI in the summer of 2018, and this is THE waistcoat to wear when the weather gets chilly. Great material, fit, and price. I would recommend this to anyone looking for something a bit warmer than a cotton/linen.

      12/27/2019
      A
      Anonymous
      United States United States

      Vest

      Vest is very high quality. Shipping was fast. Very pleased.

      12/19/2019
      HB
      Harry B.
      United States United States

      First time purchase

      Excellent fit nice material shiny buttons, what more could a guy ask? Will definitely return.

      12/12/2019
      SG
      Skyler G.
      United States United States

      Looks cool

      I got the wrong version. They sent me ghe revolutionary war version, but I couldnt get it exchanged because I already wore it. Now I will have to buy the correct one. I think I'll get it in blue this time.

      12/05/2019
      A
      Anonymous
      United States United States

      1760's Waistcoat Purchase

      Excellent purchasing experience. Item received very quickly and as advertised. Samson Historical is now my go-to shop for re-enactment supplies.

      Samson Historical 1760's Waistcoat Review
      12/01/2019
      KL
      Kevin L.
      United States United States

      Waistcoat Review

      Fits great, both waistcoats I purchased. The period games I purchased will keep us busy around the campfire. Very satisfied !

      11/09/2019
      LH
      Larry H.
      United States United States

      1760 Waistcoat

      Had to get a copy sizes larger that I usually wear, but once received, am very pleased.

      11/01/2019
      A
      Anonymous
      United States United States

      Green Waistcoat

      Fit was perfect and delivery of item was in a very timely matter.

      10/31/2019
      A
      Anonymous
      United States United States

      Santa Vest

      Great purchase

      10/31/2019
      A
      Anonymous
      United States United States

      I am very pleased with

      I am very pleased with my new waistcoat. It is made very well. I like the cotton lining. It is an extra layer of warmth also. At $100 less expensive than the competition, it's a real buy! I would recommend this to anyone who is looking for a well made 1760s waistcoat

      10/28/2019
      CP
      Claude P.
      Canada Canada

      1760 waistcoat

      Well made, nice fit, goes perfectly with my outfit.

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