Spiegel Front Quarter Horsehide leather jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281050512045

This vintage long half-belt was sold by Spiegel in the 1950s.  It is made of front quarter horsehide with a sheepskin lining. It has an action bi-swing back,  belt back, two flapped front pockets, with handwarmer pockets and a diagonal zip chest pocket.  The sheepskin lining extends three quarters down with the remainder, and the sleeves, being quilted rayon. The jacket has a conmar zipper, but the zipper tape has rotted at the bottom, so it will need to be replaced.
Chest: 23″
Shoulder to Shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″    PhotobucketPhotobucket

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Foster Sportswear long halfbelt

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281030603575

This vintage leather jacket was made in the 1950s by Foster Sportswear.  It has a yoked back and front, a pleated and belted back and saddlebag pockets. It has pinked details throughout, giving it a casual western vibe. It has a Scovill / Conmatic zipper, which still works well.  The leather has damage and repairs- there is a tear under one of the pockets, an old repaired tear on the side/back panel, and scuffing to the shoulder.  The jacket is lined in Alpaca pile by “Inca Paca” / “Timme Tuft”.
Chest: 22″
Shoulder to Shoulder: 18″
Sleeve: 25″
Length: 33″
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