Hettrick American Field Half Moon hunting fishing vest

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This vintage vest was made in the 1940s by the Hettrick Mfg. Co. of Toldeo, Ohio. It is what is now known as a “half-moon” style, named after its round game pocket access on the front. This vest was intended for flyfishers, and has a fly rod loop to hold your rod and a multitude of pockets. It is made of khaki colored canvas.
Chest (pit to pit): 20-1/2″ (doubled = 41″)
Length: 23″

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1930s Utica Duxbak hunting vest

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This vintage hunting vest was made in the 1930s by the Utica Duxbak Corporation of Utica, New York. It is made of the high quality canvas Duxbak products of this era are famed for. It has 32 shotgun shell loops and a five button front, with the original Duxbak branded buttons. The buckle is an EM Southwick design, patented in 1906.

Chest (pit to pit): 19″
Length (back): 16″
Length (front): 20″

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1920s Fieldmaster half moon hunting vest

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This vintage vest was made in the late 1920s. It was sold by Sears under the Fieldmaster Gun Coats label. This label design is the early version used by Sears during this period. In the 1930s, these were mostly sold under the Double Duty label, and had slightly different detailing. The vest (or sleeveless coat as period ads always refer to these as) has an interior game pocket with a belt adjuster. The half moon pocket gives front access to this pocket. The shoulders are reinforced and the vest has two large wraparound bellows pockets.

Chest (pit to pit): 25″ (doubled = 50″)
Length (collar to hem): 24″

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American Red Cross sweater vest

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This vintage sweater vest was knit by a member of the American Red Cross during WWII for an american serviceman. It has a V neck with a distinctive square back and trim ribbing.
Chest (pit to pit, unstretched): 17″ (doubled = 34″)
Chest (pit to pit, stretched): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Length: 24″

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Ralph Lauren Polo fair isle sweater vest

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This vintage style fair isle pullover sweater vest was made by Ralph Lauren as part of their Polo line. It is made of a camel hair, wool and lambswool blend.

Chest (pit to pit, unstretched): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Chest (pit to pit, stretched): 27″ (doubled = 54″)
Length: 24-1/2″

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Ralph Lauren Rugby fair isle sweater vest

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This vintage style fair isle pullover sweater vest was made by Ralph Lauren as part of their now discontinued Rugby line. It is made of a linen and cotton blend.

Chest (pit to pit, unstretched): 20″ (doubled = 40″)
Chest (pit to pit, stretched): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Length: 24-1/2″

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1930s Californian grommet zipper leather vest

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This vintage leather vest was made by the California Sportswear Company of Los Angeles under their Californian label in the mid to late 1930s. It has an early Talon Hookless style grommet zipper and a chain and ring style Talon zip on the breast pocket, with the early style slider with the Talon script. These date it from around 1935-1938. It bears the famous Californian rising sun label, and has side adjuster belts, like those found on Californian’s half-belt leather jackets of the same period.

Chest (pit to pit): 20″ (doubled = 40″)
Length: 17-3/4″

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