This vintage coat was made in the 1930s and was sold by the New York based department store Oppenheim Collins. It is double breasted, with cargo pockets and handwarmer pockets featuring scalloped trim. There are buttoned adjuster belts at the cuffs.
This vintage jacket was made in the late 1930s-early 1940s. It is made from brown capeskin leather in the aviator style so popular in that time period. It has an offset zipper, broad lapels and collar, handwarmer pockets, a zipped breast pocket and zipped map pocket. It has a half-belt back. The main zipper is an early Crown, with a square topped stopbox and teeth very similar to a Talon (pre-chevron teeth, pre-two way teeth). The back is painted with nose art close to a Disney/Roald Dahl gremlin, with horned flight helmet and parachute harness, but with a pointy mosquito or bird nose. The lining is missing.
This vintage leather jacket was made in the late 1930s-early 1940s. It is made from capeskin leather in an aviator style, with an offset zipper, handwarmer pockets and large map pocket. It has a half-belt back with yoked shoulders and a center pleat. The lining appears to be a replacement.
This vintage leather jacket was made in the mid 1930s. It is made from heavy leather, with an incredible grain to many of the panels.With such heavy wear and differences panel to panel, it’s hard to make a definitive asdessment of the leather, Panels like the back feel distinctly horsehide, but some of the grainier ones remind me more of a heavy buckskin. Either way, phenominal grain and patina. It is an early style Cossack jacket, with a leather waistband and short rounded collar. The front of the jacket has some rare detailing, with yoked shoulders leading to a vertical front seam. It has handwarmer pockets with flapped top entry pockets. The handwarmers close with large early production United Carr snaps of a variant I have never seen before. They are trimmed with scalloped stitching. The main zipper is an early (mid 1930s) sunburst stop box Talon which has been repaired at some point with a 1950s slider. The zipper needs to be replaced. The back is yoked, with a half-belt, center seam and decorative pleats. There are stitched eyelets to the underarm panels. The jacket is missing the lining.
This vintage leather jacket was made in the mid 1930s by Alaskan from genuine front quarter horse-hide. It has a pin-lock grommet zipper made by Talon. The jacket has a half-belt, a yoked back and really nicely detailed pleats, which mirror the detailing on the pockets. There are side adjusters and cuffs with double buttons.