1930s Hettrick Gun Coat

This vintage jacket was made in the 1930s by the Hettrick Mfg. Co of Toledo Ohio under their American Field Gun Coats label. Hettrick was a producer of a variety of canvas goods. This is the earliest label I have seen. The coat has shotgun shell pockets, large cargo pockets, a double breast pocket, game pouch and gusseted arms. It has a corduroy collar and cuffs.
Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 22-1/2″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 28″

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1920s Fieldmaster half moon hunting vest

This vintage vest was made in the late 1920s. It was sold by Sears under the Fieldmaster Gun Coats label. This label design is the early version used by Sears during this period. In the 1930s, these were mostly sold under the Double Duty label, and had slightly different detailing. The vest (or sleeveless coat as period ads always refer to these as) has an interior game pocket with a belt adjuster. The half moon pocket gives front access to this pocket. The shoulders are reinforced and the vest has two large wraparound bellows pockets.

Chest (pit to pit): 25″ (doubled = 50″)
Length (collar to hem): 24″

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