Continental Coffee Co jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401061241555

This vintage jacket was made in the early 1960s and was worn by Jim, an employee of the Continental Coffee Company. The jacket has buttoned patch pockets and a talon zipper front.

Chest (pit to pit): 23-1/2″ (doubled = 47″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23-3/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 23″

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Ralph Lauren King-O-Wear reproduction

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401057391098

This jacket was made by Ralph Lauren under the Polo label.  It is based on work jackets of the 1930s-1940s, drawing influence the most heavily from those made by King-O-Wear, with their distinctive leather elbow, cuff and pocket reinforcement and trimmed side adjuster belts. It has a zipper front, with a zipped breast pocket, and a quilted lining.

Tagged size: Medium
Chest (pit to pit): 23-1/2″ (doubled = 47″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff):25-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 26″

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1930s-1940s half-belt canvas work jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401023017182
This vintage workwear jacket was made in the late 1930s-1940s. It has a mid-late 1940s Talon zipper, but the stitching is crude and doesn’t match the rest of the stitching on the jacket, so it is very likely a replacement. The jacket is made of heavyweight twill, with handwarmer pockets, a breast pocket, half-belt back and side adjuster belts.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23-1/4″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 22-1/2″

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1930s Knockabout wool half-belt workwear jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401022052057
This vintage jacket was made in the 1930s by Knockabout. It is made of mackinaw wool, with a pleated, half belt back, low slung side adjuster belts, a grommet pin-lock Crown zipper, button adjuster cuffs, leather trim on the pockets. As is typical of these early work jackets, this one is unlined. The unusual coil zipper on the breast pocket was made by Nu-Zip

Chest (pit to pit):25″ (doubled = 50″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 22-1/2″
Length (base of collar): 24″

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1940s horsehide reinforced wool work jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401022051961
This vintage work jacket was made immediately after WWII. It is made of mackinaw wool, with leather cuff, sleeve and pocket details, typical of work jackets designed for railroad workers. The jacket has a Crown zip, knit waistband and is unlined.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 15-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff):25-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 25-1/2″

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Penney’s Big Mac work jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/400999730982
This vintage jacket was made for Penney’s and was sold under their Big Mac workwear label. It is made from Sanforized cotton twill with a wool blanket lining and a Talon zipper front.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled = 46″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23″
Length (base of collar to hem): 25″

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1950s TEST workwear jacket

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271900914440
This vintage work jacket was made by Rice-Stix Sportswear under the TEST freeze proof workwear label. It is made of cotton twill, with a bi-swing back, a prentice zipper and a red and black checked wool lining.

Chest (pit to pit): 21-1/2″ (doubled = 43″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 22″

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