1930s black rubber raincoat

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271654485422
This vintage raincoat was made in the 1930s, and from the specifics, was likely sold by Sears. It is made from black rubber, with a cord trimmed collar, back yoke and hook and eye closure. It is single breasted, with flapped pockets, a rear vent and rivets at all points of stress.

Chest (pit to pit): 23-1/2″
shoulder to shoulder: 20″
sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 48″

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Elasti-Glass

It looks like these clear vinyl products started being marketed in 1939. They made Elasti-Glass belts, suspenders, sock garters, neckties, watch straps, wallet inserts, pipe humidors, raincoats, and rain chaps.
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Early 1950s Aetna Miamian men’s swimsuit

Now on eBay! LINK

This swimsuit was made in the early 1950s by Aetna. It is their Miamian model, for which I found newspaper ads in 1952 and 1953. It is made of Acetate, Nylon and Rubber, in a heavy textured fabric. The front panel has stripes, the back panel is plain white. There is a bit of light staining on the back. They have a drawstring waist.

Waist unstretched: 10-1/2″ (doubled = 21″)
Waist stretched: 20″ (doubled = 40″)
Rise: 12-1/2″
Side Seam: 8-1/2″

   
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