1950s Deerskin leather half-belt jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281263966868
This vintage leather jacket was made from deerskin, probably in the late 1950s or 1960s. I have had this exact pattern of jacket before, but with a zipper front instead of the button front which this one sports. The other one had a mid 1950s Conmar zipper. However, many of these small deerskin jacket tailors kept the same exact pattern for years, so it could well go into the 1960s. With that said, it’s a button front, surcoat length halfbelt. It has slash handwarmer pockets and flapped cargo pockets, and has two zipper closure pockets on the chest. The back has a subtly western scalloped yoke and a half-belt.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″
Shoulder to shoulder: 18-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26″
Length: 31-1/2″

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1 thought on “1950s Deerskin leather half-belt jacket

  1. good morning,
    found this and your other links via the fedora lounge. where do you find all this nice garments?
    also, i’m going on a 5 month road trip this summer. exploring the southwest and west. you have a list of your diners in some form?
    best,
    andreas

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