1930s fringed deerskin leather cossack jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271685853101
This vintage leather jacket was made in Mexico. This waist length, button front, leather waistbanded style with triangular side panels, patch pockets and side adjuster belts was popular in the early 1930s. This was the original cossack style jacket before the half-belt back models took over. As was typical of many early leather jackets, this one is unlined. It is marked a size 36 in pen but measures smaller, probably originally worn by a teen.

Chest (pit to pit): 18″ (doubled = 36″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 15″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 22″
Length (Base of collar to end of fringe): 21″

 photo IMG_0218.jpg

 photo IMG_022301.jpg

 photo IMG_0219.jpg

 photo IMG_0220.jpg

 photo IMG_0221.jpg

 photo IMG_0222.jpg

 photo IMG_0224.jpg

 photo IMG_0225.jpg

1940s Kit Karson Indian Scout goatskin leather half-belt cossack jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271685789633
This vintage leather jacket was made in the late 1940s by Kit Karson Indian Scout sportswear. It is made of goatskin, in a half-belt cossack jacket style. The distinctive pleats of the pocket conceal handwarmers with the flapped cargo pockets. The jacket has a pin lock bell shaped Conmar zipper.

Chest (pit to pit): 20″ (doubled = 40″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 22-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 22-1/2″

 photo editkitkarson.jpg

 photo IMG_0198.jpg

 photo IMG_0208.jpg

 photo IMG_0200.jpg

 photo IMG_0202.jpg

 photo IMG_0203.jpg

 photo IMG_0212.jpg

 photo IMG_0213.jpg

 photo IMG_0216.jpg

 photo IMG_0214.jpg

 photo IMG_0204.jpg

Reversible Tweed and Moleskin coat

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271680399185
This vintage jacket was made in England in the late 1950s-1960s. It is a car coat length and is reversible, herringbone tweed on one side and camel colored moleskin on the other. Each side has handwarmer pockets, and leather loops at the collar for doing the shawl collar up around the neck. It has double vents.

Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-3/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 32-1/2″

 photo edittweed1.jpg

 photo IMG_0117-2.jpg

 photo IMG_0119-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0120-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0121-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0123-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0124-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0125-1.jpg

1930s capeskin belted leather jacket

This vintage leather jacket was made around 1937 from pig-grain textured russet capeskin leather. The jacket is single breasted and belted, with caramel colored corozo buttons and distinctive semi-raglan shoulders. The jacket is fully lined.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 16-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 22″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 27″

 photo IMG_0046-2.jpg

 photo IMG_0047-2.jpg

 photo IMG_0048-3.jpg

 photo IMG_0049-3.jpg

 photo IMG_0050-3.jpg

 photo IMG_0051-2.jpg

 photo IMG_0052-2.jpg

 photo IMG_0053-3.jpg

Ralph Lauren Suede Half-belt leather jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281501850469
This jacket was made by Ralph Lauren under the Polo label. It is made of brown suede leather in style heavily influenced by 1930s half-belt cossack work jackets. The jacket is zipper front, with a straight front yoke, and handwarmer pockets. The back is belted with side adjuster belts. The jacket has a tartan lining. With a 52″ chest, this would best fit someone in the size 46-48 range.

Chest (pit to pit): 26″ (doubled = 52″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 21″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-1/2″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 28″

 photo editralphsuede.jpg

 photo IMG_0063-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0065-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0067-2.jpg

 photo IMG_0071.jpg

 photo IMG_0072-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0070-1.jpg

Ralph Lauren reproduction half-belt

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281498532031
This jacket was made by Ralph Lauren under the Polo label. It was made in the USA from black wool in a 1930s half-belt cossack work jacket style. The jacket is zipper front, with handwarmer pockets and a zipper breast pocket. The back is belted and yoked with side adjuster belts. The jacket is unlined. With a 50″ chest, this would best fit someone in the size 44-46 range.

Chest (pit to pit): 25″ (doubled = 50″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 21″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-1/2″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 28-1/2″

 photo IMG_0082-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0083-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0086-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0088-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0090-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0094.jpg

Early 1930s money belt with Kwik Zipper

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271662212583
This vintage money belt was made in the early 1930s. It is made of leather, with a snapped pocket, and a larger zipped pouch. The zipper is an early 1930s Kwik, made under patents no. 1814244, granted in 1931, patent no. 1752111, granted in 1930 and 1761385, granted in 1930. The snap is an early United Carr and the buckle has a nicely detailed design. The puller on the pin-lock Kwik is obviously influenced by Hookless zips of the same era.

 photo IMG_0059.jpg

 photo IMG_0060.jpg

 photo IMG_0064-1.jpg

 photo IMG_0072.jpg

 photo IMG_0061.jpg

 photo IMG_0062.jpg

 photo IMG_0063.jpg

 photo IMG_0070.jpg

 photo IMG_0069.jpg