Continental Coffee Co jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401061241555

This vintage jacket was made in the early 1960s and was worn by Jim, an employee of the Continental Coffee Company. The jacket has buttoned patch pockets and a talon zipper front.

Chest (pit to pit): 23-1/2″ (doubled = 47″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23-3/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 23″

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1970s Lee Riders denim jean jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271906279305
Chest (pit to pit): 20-1/2″ (doubled = 41″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26″
Length (base of collar to hem): 23″

I own this jacket’s twin and wear it regularly.  So much cleaner of a design than later denim jackets with handwarmer pockets.  And when they’re cut short, like a proper denim jacket is, you don’t need them.

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