This vintage jacket was made for the Swedish army, and has paratrooper patches on the collar. It has a beavertail in the back lining, with buttons on the front lining to make sure the jacket doesn’t ride up. There are pockets on the back tails.
This vintage hunting jacket was made in the 1940s by the Hettrick Mfg. Co. of Toldeo, Ohio, under their American Field Gun Coats label. It is made from heavy canvas with a corduroy collar, roughout leather reinforcement at the shoulders and spacious pockets. The game pouch opens with two early manufacture Prentice zippers. At some point, a previous owner has doubled up on the front closure, adding snaps between the buttons. This coat dates from American Field’s glory years, prior to their sale and relocation to North Carolina in the early 1960s.
Waist (side to side): 16″ (doubled = 32″)
Chest (pit to pit): 20″ (doubled = 40″)
Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Chest (pit to pit): 22-1/2″ (doubled = 45″)
Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
This vintage hunting vest was made between 1908 and 1916 by Red Head Brand, and bears their earliest label.
This vintage jacket was made in the late 1930s by Red Head Brand. It features their convertible collar, which unzips and conceals a split, zip-up hood. It has large double-round front pockets and a doubled breast pocket. The game pouch empties with a hook closure and a zip running down the center. All zippers are Talon, with one of each of their main styles of pulls that were produced at that time, a rectangular pull with small rectangular hole, a bell shaped pull and a round holed Hookless style pull.