This vintage leather jacket was made in the 1950s in Calgary, Alberta, Canada by Sprung Clindinin Ltd. It is made of deerskin suede with a Lightning zipper front (pull on the left tape as is the Canadian standard), half-belt back and fringe running the sleeve and yoke seams. It has side adjuster buckles.
Tagged size: 40
Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length (base of collar to hem): 28″
The Hudson’s Bay company didn’t just make point blankets, blanket coats and fine furs, as this jacket shows. It’s a clean, simple design, with quality workmanship and materials.
This vintage leather jacket was made by the Hudson’s Bay Company. It is a classic utility jacket style, with handwarmer pockets and a zip breast pocket. It has a plain back and buttoned cuffs. The zippers are both Canadian made lightnings, with a Talon-style bell shaped puller. (Remember, Canadian made jackets have the puller on the left zipper track) The jacket is fully lined, and needs the lining re-stitched at the left underarm.
Shoulder to Shoulder: 18″
Shoulder to Cuff: 25-1/2″
These vintage work trousers were made in Canada by “Murphy Made – Strong as an Elephant”. They are a heavy gray wool salt and pepper twill. The waistband has a snap closure and a oval Lightning zipper. They have wide beltloops and a watch pocket, with suspender buttons on the inside of the waistband.
Waist: 18″ (doubled = 36″)