Allen Half-belt western jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272041500995

This vintage jacket was made in the late 1940s-early 1950s in Denver Colorado by the Allen Mfg. Co. It is made of gray striped wool, with a belted back with buttoned side adjusters.  It has a zipper front with a Talon zipper, with a Talon branded U shaped stop box used in the mid-late 1940s and a rounded corner pull, introduced in the late 1940s.  The jacket has handwarmer pockets and steeply angled talon zip breast pocket.
Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17-1/4″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 25″

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