Eddie Bauer half-belt jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272166124639

This jacket was made recently by Eddie Bauer, drawing influence from 1930s work jackets (the overall cut, belt back, throat latch, unlined construction) and from Air Force Nomex flight jackets (the pocket design, style of zipper).   It makes for a very rugged, outdoorsy lightweight jacket with a great vintage feel to it.
Chest (pit to pit): 22-1/2″ (doubled = 45″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-3/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 26″

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1930s leather half-belt jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401086957586?

This vintage leather jacket was made in the late 1930s-early 1940s.  It has a pleated half-belt back, a Talon zipper front with sunburst stopbox and a zipper on the breast pocket which I have never seen before. The pockets are flapped and it has button cuffs.
Chest (pit to pit): 23-1/2″ (doubled = 47″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 20″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 22-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 23-1/2″

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1940s capeskin leather half-belt jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401086961336

This vintage leather jacket was made in the mid to late 1940s.  It has a yoked front and back with double breast pockets, button adjuster cuff straps, a belted back and a Talon zipper front. It has a quilted lining.
Chest (pit to pit): 20-1/2″ (doubled = 41″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17-3/4″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 26″

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Pendleton half-belt jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401075772014

This vintage jacket was made in the mid-late 1940s by the Pendleton Woolen Mills of Portland Oregon from wool gabardine.  It has a Talon zipper front, belt adjuster cuffs, handwarmer pockets, a zipped breast pocket and a belted back with side adjusters
 

Chest (pit to pit): 23-1/2″

Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length (base of collar to hem): 25″

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1930s half-belt leather jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272099329843

This vintage jacket was made in the late 1930s-early 1940s. Made from capeskin leather, it has a bell shaped Conmar zipper front, a buttoned throat latch, belt back, side adjusters and pleated back.

Tagged size: 46
Chest (pit to pit): 24-1/4″ (doubled = 49″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 20-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 24″

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Windward horsehide jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401050452234

This vintage jacket was made in the early-mid 1950s under the Windward label for Montgomery Ward. It is made of horse hide leather in a surcoat length half-belt cut. It has handwarmer pockets, a zipped breast pocket and flapped cargo pockets.  The jacket has a quilted lining.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-3/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 29-3/4″

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Schott Half-belt leather jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272084671032

This jacket was made by Schott Bros. of New York under their Rancher label. It is made of heavy steerhide leather, with a no. 10 Ideal zipper front, handwarmer pockets, flapped cargo pockets and a half-belt back.  It has bi-swing shoulders and a plaid lining.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled = 44″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17-3/4″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/4″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 26-1/2″

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1930s-1940s half-belt canvas work jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401023017182
This vintage workwear jacket was made in the late 1930s-1940s. It has a mid-late 1940s Talon zipper, but the stitching is crude and doesn’t match the rest of the stitching on the jacket, so it is very likely a replacement. The jacket is made of heavyweight twill, with handwarmer pockets, a breast pocket, half-belt back and side adjuster belts.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23-1/4″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 22-1/2″

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1930s Knockabout wool half-belt workwear jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401022052057
This vintage jacket was made in the 1930s by Knockabout. It is made of mackinaw wool, with a pleated, half belt back, low slung side adjuster belts, a grommet pin-lock Crown zipper, button adjuster cuffs, leather trim on the pockets. As is typical of these early work jackets, this one is unlined. The unusual coil zipper on the breast pocket was made by Nu-Zip

Chest (pit to pit):25″ (doubled = 50″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 22-1/2″
Length (base of collar): 24″

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M421a repro by Ralph Lauren

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401007308249
This jacket was made by Ralph Lauren, inspired by the WWII USN M-421a summer flight jacket. It is made of lightweight cotton twill, unlined, with a half-belt back, bi-swing shoulders, a bell shaped Talon zip, flapped patch pockets, the left of which has a pen slot, and an internal vertical snapped breast pocket.

Chest (pit to pit): 25-1/2″ (doubled = 51″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 20″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-3/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 26″

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