1950s Hubcraft gabardine overcoat

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This vintage overcoat was made in the 1950s under the Hubcraft label for the Lewistown, Montana location of The Hub department store, owned by Joe Alweis. The coat is made of blue gabardine and has wide Bold Look lapels, a three button fly front, cuffed sleeves and a plain, vented back. It is half-lined and has an early variant 1949 ACWofA union tag. With a chest measurement of 46″ and a standard 6″ drop for overcoats, this would best fit someone who wears a size 40.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 45-1/2″

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Korean War Pritzker G-1 flight jacket

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This vintage, Korean War issue G-1 USN leather flight jacket was made in Boston in the 1950s by the A Pritzker company. It is made of goatskin, with a belted back, bi-swing shoulders, underarm gussets and a mouton collar. The zipper is a Conmar, though the slider has been replaced with a newer Talon. There are stitch marks from the original owner’s nametag and a large patch on the chest. The original owner also added a map of Japan lining panel, having the original Pritzker tag re-sewn on the new panel.
Pit to pit: 22-1/2″ (doubled = 45″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve: 25″
Length: 25″

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