1920s Red Head Brand hunting vest

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This vintage vest was made by Red Head Brand in the 1920s, using their early large label where the D of “Brand” is to the right of the duck’s head. This one has a high neck closure and closed bottomed shotgun shell pockets completely encircling the waist.
Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Length (base of collar to hem): 20″

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1940s Woolrich Vest

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This vintage vest was made in the early-mid 1940s by the Woolrich Woolen Mills of Woolrich, PA.  It features their wartime pre-(R) smiling sheel label with a silver border and their wartime plain-top snaps.  The vest has a four pocket front, snap front, buckle back and one interior pocket.

Tagged size: 46
Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Length (back): 21-1/4″

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LL Bean railroad vest

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This vest was made in the USA by Woolrich and was sold by LL Bean, and has a gray on gray wool/nylon material, with four pockets, a zip front and cinch back.It was made in the 1980s or so, to a design largely unchanged since the 1930s.
Tagged size: M
Chest (pit to pit): 20-3/4″ (doubled = 41-1/2″)
Length (base of collar to hem): 24-1/2″

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Woolrich railroad vest

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This vest was made in the USA by Woolrich and was sold by LL Bean, and has a gray on gray wool/nylon material, with four pockets, a zip front and cinch back. It was made in the 1980s or so, to a design largely unchanged since the 1930s.
Tagged size: L
Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Length (base of collar to hem): 25-3/8″

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