Vintage Custom Designed Bill Talidis Fur Cape Powder Blue Sheared Beaver & Fox Trim One of a Kind

SALE December~Up for your consideration is a one of a kind custom designed vintage award-winning Bill Talidis custom designed, stand out in a crowd, powder blue sheared Beaver Cape/Coat with powder blue fox fur trim. This is a magnificent one of a kind masterpiece designed by Talidis for a woman in Chicago and only owned for one year then resold to the current owner who has had this sheared beaver fur master piece professionally cleaned and stored annually. It feels so soft and supple just like a teddy bear! This is by far the most unique, softest most magnificent fur I have ever seen! There is a navy blue accent that runs around the bottom 409" perimeter. There are two black velvet lined pockets and white satin woven cording with matching sheared beaver powder blue pom poms which tie together forming a sleeve. Coat or Cape secures in the front with a hook and eye closure. The perfect ultra soft fur coat for a night out at the opera, worn with your favorite pair of jeans or to cuddle up on the coach with your favorite book; a magnificent, jaw-dropping must see and be seen in Fur Coat custom designed by Bill Talidis! The left side lining approximately 7 ¼ inches below the cord is a small stain and a very faint staining on the inside nylon lining at the upper portion of the neckline which is very hard to detect and only mentioned for accuracy purposes. I do have extra photos for any serious buyer. Please contact me if you are interested in seeing these extra photos.

History: Bill Talidis is an award winning designer and has provided the highest quality selection of furs for over 50 years at The Mink Barn in Illinois. His wide variety of furs include Mink, Sheared Mink, Plucked Mink, Beaver, Sheared Beaver, Fox, Raccoon, Coyote, Rex Rabbit, Sable and more.

Original form Greece Bill Talidis took over a McHenry County mink farm in 1968 and became part of a growing industry in Chicago's collar counties. He is known as `The Fur Doctor' and established himself as one of the nation's best furriers winning national awards for design and quality.

Bill Talidis currently owns the 4 acre Mink Barn which is located in Union Illinois 55 miles northwest of Chicago. Unlike many furriers he is involved in all aspects of his trade, designing, restyling, the making of coats and the rising and export of mink. Talidis is a native of Kastoria Greece and his entire family is involved in the fur trade. From a young age he has been involved in furs and is still in business today with the step by step process of farming, manufacture and retailing that will instill confidence you will wear the finest fur garment your money can buy.

Measurements are as follows:

Inside measurements from center neck to center bottom is 38 inches Center neck to side measures 28 inches Side to side measures 56 inches Center front bottom to center back bottom measures 74 inches The Fox trim measures 409 inches around the perimeter.

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Item ID: JM14451

Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: powder blue, Size: see description

$4,500 $3,499 USD SALE

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