1930s NRA tagged hunting vest

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This vintage vest was made between 1933 and 1935 and bears the National Recovery Act NRA blue eagle tag.
Tagged size = 40″)

Chest (pit to pit): 20″ (doubled = 40″)

Length (back): 20-1/4″

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1930s Stetson Boss of the Plains

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This is a rare John B. Stetson Boss of the Plains, made in their No. 1 quality fur felt.  Known as the “hat that won the west”, this was a real working cowboy’s style, with a flat, raw edge brim and a short, straight sided crown. This is a relatively late production example of the model, which can be dated between 1933 and 1935 by the NRA Code tag. The brim measures 3-1/16″ and the crown measures 4-3/8″.

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NRA tagged Duxbak jacket

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This vintage hunting coat was made between 1933 and 1935 by the Utica Duxbak Corp of Utica, New York. It bears a National Recovery Act (NRA) blue eagle label.  The coat is made from heavy canvas with a corduroy collar, double round cargo pockets and a doubled breast pocket. It has access to the game pouch via side flaps as well as a flap over the center button.
Tagged size: 46
Chest (pit to pit): 27″ (doubled = 54″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length (base of collar to hem): 29-3/4″

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1930s Hart Schaffner & Marx NRA tagged overcoat

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This vintage overcoat was made between 1933 and 1935 by Hart Schaffner & Marx for the Lou Lucke Co. of Havre, Montana. The coat is double breasted, in a blue and gray tweed. It has a pleated back and raglan shoulders. The coat bears a NRA (National Recovery Act) member tag, which dates the coat accurately. Lou Lucke was born in 1874 and operated a mercantile in Havre starting in 1903.

Chest (pit to pit): 26″ (doubled = 52″)
Sleeve (center of collar to cuff): 36″ (roughly equivalent to a 27″ sleeve)
Length (base of collar to hem): 50″

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1930s NRA tagged Chippewa chinstrap work shirt

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This vintage shirt was made in Wisconsin between 1933 and 1935 by the Chippewa Falls Woolen Mill under the Chippewa label. It is made of red and black wool, with long tails, buttoned breast pockets, and a extension tab or ” chinstrap ” collar stand. These shirts were popular workwear during the fall and winter months. The shirt bears a NRA Cotton Code (National Recovery Act) tag, which helps date it within a three year span.

Chest (pit to pit): 25″ (doubled = 50″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 21″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 32″

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1930s National Recovery Act tagged Western Field hunting jacket

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This vintage canvas hunting jacket was made by DryBak for Montgomery Ward between 1933 and 1935. It was sold under the Western Field label. The jacket is made from brown canvas with a corduroy collar and cuff linings. The collar has a flip up panel with an elastic strap to keep your ears warm on chilly days. There is a double breast pocket. The jacket has reinforced shoulders and flapped shotgun shell pockets over the roomy cargo pockets. The coat has a buttoned game pocket. The National Recovery Act Cotton Authority tag helps date this coat.

Tagged size: 38
Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 29″

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1950s Duxbak Sahib gun club jacket

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This vintage jacket was made in the 1950s in Utica NY by the Utica Duxbak corporation, maker of high-end hunting garments for most of the 20th century. It is made of their Sahib Poplin, a lightweight cotton which they marketed primarily for African safari hunting. The jacket has a leather gun pad on the right shoulder, for right handed shooters, as well as leather reinforcement on the pockets and leather patches on the elbows, added by the original owner. The jacket is a half-belt style with front norfolk-style straps to help support heavy cargo in the front pockets. There is a bellows breast pocket, shaped just perfectly for a pack of cigarettes. There are patches on the back from the NRA- the original owner was a certified pistol instructor, rifle instructor, hunter safety instructor, home firearm safety instructor, and club instructor at the Clayton Rifle and Pistol Club

Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 44″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23″
Length (base of collar to hem): 29″

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