Extremely Rare 1930’s Vintage Horsehide Leather Jacket Large Nr
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Extremely Rare 1930’s Vintage Horsehide Leather Jacket Large Nr:
I’m selling my other antique jacket, unsure of the original maker as the liner has been replaced at some point but the original tag is still in it. The horsehide has a great patina and the collar is in amazing condition.
This is a motorcycle jacket, around size large and it fits like you would expect, it is shorter length and the shoulders are wide, so it seems like there is more room for wider frame. I’m 6’1 and slim, I usually wear a 40 or 42 mostof the time and this is a little large on me, and definitely short as motorcycle jackets are supposed to be.
The horsehide looks beautiful if you like antique well worn clothing. Around the shoulders it shows the most wear where the hide is a little more worn but still in good shape considering the jacket’s age. The only rip/tear inthe jacket is on the left inside behind the zipper, it’s not very noticeable, so much so that I hadn’t seen it before taking the pictures for the ad, it’s a little less then the length of a quarter and likely an easy fix (see photos on flickr page). The mutton collar is in fantastic condition an only has worn edges in the front around the collar, though depending on how thecollar was attached the edges could have always been there. Linings of pockets are original and still intact but as I said before the lining of the jacket has been replaced. Under the collar in the back of the jacket you can see where some of the lining is attached with red stitching, it’s not noticeable unless you look for it but this jacket would be nicer with a different maybe heavierwool lining. The side back ties allow for adjusting fitment and they are also in good condition.
Zipped pit seam to pit seam across front - 22 inches
Zipped across front of jacket side to side, stretched - 25.5 inches
Under armpitseamto bottom of jacket down side - 13.25 to 13.5 inches
Top of shoulder to shoulder (where arm meets top shoulder seams) - 20.75 inches
Base of collar seam down back to bottom of jacket - 24.5 inches
Arm seam to armseamacross back - 19.75 inches
Top of shoulderseamdown arm to cuff - 24.5 to 25 inches
Underside of arm to cuff - 16.75 inches
Pit to pit inside jacket - 25 to 26 inches
Because of this jacket's thickness and size, I am using a slightly larger box so that I can slightly roll it instead of having to fold it. Packed with desiccants in plastic bag to prevent moisture.
Sales are final so ask me questions if you have them. Paypal payment within reasonable time of sale close as set by . Thank you for looking ( :