French infantry overcoat Bardin 1812

French infantry overcoat Bardin 1812

French infantry overcoat of the Bardin regulations  of 1812, made of grey melange ("beige") wool broadcloth, lined with natural raw linen, cloth covered buttons. Also available in blue broadcloth for Artillery and Marine. In the pictures above can also be seen the original coat preserved at Salon de Provence's Musée de l'Empéri, which has been examined and is being replicated closely. The "beige" melange cloth (a mixture woollen cloth made of black and white yarns) has been exactly reproduced, especially for Authentic costumes only, from an original sample of fabric kept in the National Archives of Milan.

Available in standard sizes. Heights from x-short to x-tall (by regulations the bottom edge of the overcoat was to be 1 "pied" or 32,5 cm from the ground).

  • standard size chart

      xsmall small medium large xlarge
    EU sizes 42-44 46-48 50-52 54-56 58-60
    US sizes 32"-34" 36"-38" 40"-42" 44" 46"


  • standard height chart

      xshort short regular tall xtall
    EU cm 160-167 168-175 176-183 184-191 192-199
    US inches 5'3-5'6" 5'6"-5'9" 5'9"-6' 6'-6'3" 6'3"-6'6"