The Costume Gallery Presents:
A Year in Fashion: 1922
RUBBER
Clothing, Uniforms, and Accessories:
Firemen


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Small Village Firemen &
Railroad Brakemen

Model R-63229: Klinchkote (44" length)
1922 Wholesale Price: $4.75

Model R-63186: Klinchkote (50" length)
1922 Wholesale Price: $5.00

Model R-63187: Klinchkote Jacket (36" length)
1922 Wholesale Price: $4.50

An extremely useful garment for hard wear in bad weather. The R-63229 is sold extensively to railroad brakemen while the R-63186 is used by small village fire departments. Dull finish black rubber on frictioned sheeting- single breasted- Thompson buckles- band collar with corduroy tip- square shoulders with grommet ventilation under arms- plain sleeves- two outside pockets with flaps- outside double back with ventilation- vent in skirt.

R-63187: Klinchkote Jacket same as above only made 36 inches long without vent in back.

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Website Bibliographical Information:

Raynster Raincoats: Rubber Clothing Sundries and Naugahyde Specialities Catalog, U.S. Rubber Company, 1922, p. 10.

This business had stores in 35 U.S. and Canadian cities.

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Disclaimer: This article is being presented as an educational resource of women fashions during this time era. The Costume Gallery, or its owner, Penny E. Dunlap Ladnier, does NOT sell or make sewing patterns. This publication's text is in its original format. Spelling or grammar may not appear to be correct, but were standard for the original publication date.