Ebay Jacket Identification and Repair

Discussion in 'Outerwear' started by Christopher Brown, Nov 12, 2019.

  1. Christopher Brown

    Christopher Brown New in Town

    Messages:
    19
    Hello all! I recently purchased a jacket from Ebay and was wondering if anyone can help identify it. I was also curious what you all knew about repairs. I've seen mentions of Aero and Lewis as great places to get repairs done, but I'm thinking this jacket might need a full overhaul. Have any of you had a jacket in its condition rebuilt? IMG_20191104_174036-2.jpg IMG_20191112_180020-2.jpg IMG_20191112_180046-2.jpg Screenshot_20191102-144151-2.png Screenshot_20191102-144213-2.png
     
    Imuricecreamman, Dav and handymike like this.
  2. Guppy

    Guppy Call Me a Cab

    Messages:
    2,907
    Location:
    Cleveland, OH
    No idea, but it looks like a 1940s vintage jacket. I've seen similar details on Sears/Hercules jackets, but nothing quite like what you've got here. It's distinctive and looks like it's in very nice shape for its age. If the leather is in good shape, you've got a keeper.
     
  3. handymike

    handymike I'll Lock Up

    Messages:
    6,049
    Location:
    SoCal
    What a cool jacket!
    Give Steve at Greatest Generation a try.
    Dave Sheeley has a bit of a wait these days.
    Best of luck.
     
  4. Christopher Brown

    Christopher Brown New in Town

    Messages:
    19
    Thanks guys! I'll try reaching out to Steve and see what I can find out. The jacket has some rough spots, but I think it's salvageable.
     
  5. Christopher Brown

    Christopher Brown New in Town

    Messages:
    19
    Any idea how to contact Steve. I tried looking for a website, but didn't have any luck. :-/
     
  6. Peacoat

    Peacoat I'll Lock Up

    Messages:
    4,617
    Location:
    South of Nashville
    That is a cool jacket. Too bad the inside collar was allowed to deteriorate. Don't know what can be done about that.
     
  7. Christopher Brown

    Christopher Brown New in Town

    Messages:
    19
    I'm imagining that the collar will have to be replaced. There is also deterioration on the shoulders, but no tears. I'm hoping it's not red rot.
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.