This vintage jacket was made in Yugoslavia in the 1970s by Chess King. It has 1930s proportions and detailing, with a high button stance, moderate peak lapels, double breast pockets and a fancy pleated, belted back. Though tagged a 42, sizing is notoriously inconsistent brand to brand, so refer to the measurements. With a 44″ chest, this best fits a 40.
This vintage jacket was made between 1968 and 1976, based on the variant of 1949 ACWofA union label in the pocket. It appears to be deadstock, with the pockets still sewn shut. The jacket is made of a lightweight fabric in a bold white and gray plaid. It has a slanted breast pocket, keyhole lapel button hole, flapped pockets, ticket pocket and pleats under the pockets.
This vintage suit was made in the 1970s and was sold by Grassfield’s of Denver, Colorado. Made from an incredibly heavy herringbone tweed with a subtle rust colored stripe, it has a two button front and fully lined pants. The jacket is half-lined. Very professorial, and obviously very expensive and high quality when new.
This jacket was made in the 1970s for Dan, a member of the Road Knights Motorcycle Club. The Road Knights were founded in 1973 by members of the US Army stationed in the Canal Zone in Panama. It is the oldest recognized motorcycle club in that country. This jacket started off life as a Wrangler four pocket denim jacket, with snap pockets and cuffs and rivet button front. The colors on the back were entirely hand sewn, with reflective edging and studwork. The rockers read, “Road Knights”, “Canal Zone” with a logo of a knights helmet atop a motorcycle wheel. On top of the top rocker are two hand embroidered motorcycles, one a stock bike, the other a twin headlight chopper. The owner’s name, Dan, is hand embroidered on the front.
This vintage leather jacket was made in the 1970s. It is a classic Columbia / CHP motorcycle style, with an offset zip (a heavy Talon), kidney panel with laced sides, epaulettes, zipped sleeves with mouton panels inside the cuffs, snapped belt loops and zipped handwarmer pockets. This one is made from a heavy, competition weight leather.