1910s Tryonette hunting vest

This vintage vest was made in the 1910s-1920s by the Edward K. Tryon company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from their rainproof Tryonette cloth. The fabric has been Cravenette proofed. The “Double Service for clear days for stormy days” label stopped being used in the 1920s. The vest has a belted back and 44 canvas closed bottomed shotgun shell loops.
Edward K Tryon was founded in 1811 and survived through to 1964.They were located at 815 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

Chest (pit to pit): 20″ (doubled = 40″)
Length: 19″

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Aero Duxback hunting jacket


This vintage hunting jacket was made in Utica, New York by Duxback.  It is marked Aero Rainproof Sportsman’s Clothing.  It has a three pocket front, with saddlebag patch pockets.  It has an action back, with a belt. There are under sleeve gussets.  There are scalloped snap closure pocket flaps to access the interior game pocket. The rubberized lining of the game pocket has hardened an is cracking.  Inside, there are two large breast pockets.  All snaps are United Carr. It is tagged a size 44.
Chest: 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to Shoulder: 23″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 18″    PhotobucketPhotobucket