Big Mac denim chore jacket

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This vintage denim chore jacket was made for Penneys and sold under their Big Mac workwear label. It has a quilted lining and corduroy collar.

Chest (pit to pit): 25-1/2″ (doubled = 51″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 20-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-3/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31″

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Blue Bell Denim Chore Jacket

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This vintage jacket was made by Blue Bell, Inc.  It is blanket lined, with a four pocket front.

Tagged size: 42
Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 20″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 30″

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1920s Carter’s denim workwear chore jacket

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This vintage denim jacket was made by Carter’s (H.W. Carter) of Lebanon, New Hampshire. It has a five button front (including the collar button) and four pockets on the front with an additional one inside. It has ring-back buttons with metal grommet reinforcement. The back of the buttons has patent dates from 1913 and 1917. The jacket bears an early variant tag from the United Garment Workers of America.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17″
Length (base of collar to hem: 27″

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1920s Thompson Mfg. Co denim chore jacket

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This vintage denim chore coat was made by the Thompson Manufacturing Company, which was located at 56 Church Street, Belfast, Maine. They produced overalls and “working clothes” from a 7,980 square foot, 3 story factory, built in 1909, and did not survive the depression, with the business closing c. early 1930s. The jacket is made from selvedge denim with a four button (including the collar) front and three pockets. The donut-hole buttons bear the maker’s name,

Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff):
Length (base of collar to hem:28-1/2″

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