1930s Levi’s Type 1 denim jacket

This vintage denim jacket was made by Levi Strauss in the 1930s.  Based on the one sided big E red tab, the silver prong type buckle on the buckle back, and the other details, this is the 1936 revision of the design. 

Chest (pit to pit): 19-1/2″ (doubled = 39″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 16-3/4″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23″
Length (base of collar to hem): 21″

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Big Mac denim chore jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272132455807

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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Key Imperial half-belt denim jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401075769099

This vintage jacket was made in the 1950s by Key Imperial.  It is made from denim with a half-belt back and bi-swing shoulders.  It would have originally had a zipper front, but at some point the zipper was replaced with buttons with hand stitched buttonholes.  The jacket has a blanket lining and has had the cuffs patched with a lighter denim.
 

Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)

Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 25″

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Tokyo Five denim jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272109519624

This jacket was made by Tokyo Five, loosely based on a 1930s buckle-back denim jacket.  It has a one pocket, pleated front, with handwarmer pockets and wreath style donut buttons, and a buckle back.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 26-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 23-1/2″

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Joe McCoy western shirt

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401060658293

This shirt was made in Japan by the Real McCoys under their Joe McCoy label.  I’ve owned this one since 2008, and it was a few years old at that point, so long since out of production, and I have yet to see another of this model come up in that time.  It’s made from denim, based on a 1950s western shirt, with a label based on a ’50s longhorn Levis label. It has a lace up front, with dot pearl snaps, asymmetrical western pockets and a repro union label.
 
Tagged neck size: 15
Pit to pit: 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17-1/4″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23″
Length (base of collar to hem): 29″

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