Eastern Mountain Sports parka


This vintage jacket was made by Eastern Mountain Sports. It has a zip front, hood, flapped cargo pockets, a zipped vertical breast pocket and velcro cuff adjusters.

Chest (pit to pit): 25″ (doubled = 50″)
Sleeve (center of collar to cuff): 37″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31-1/2″

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B-9 Parka


This vintage parka was made in the 1950s. ¬†It is nearly identical to a B-9 parka, but with a civilian “Parka” label instead of the military contract label. ¬†Somewhat unusually, it has French made Emar zippers.

Chest (pit to pit): 25″ (doubled = 50″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25″
Length (base of collar to hem): 33″

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B-9 Parka

This vintage jacket was made in the 1940s. Similar to the USAAF B-9 jacket, but with extra length, I believe this was USN issue. It features a wartime Crown zipper, a mouton hood and throat latch, buttoned epaulettes, and a quilted lining. There are two rows of stitching overtop the lining which appear to have been added later.

Chest (pit to pit): 24″ (doubled = 48″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-1/2″

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