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

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Firemen &
Mid-West Farmers

Model R-63020: Rexfirekote
1922 Wholesale Price: $6.25

Model R-63021: Whitefirekote
1922 Wholesale Price: $9.50

Model R-63014: Rexfirejacket
1922 Wholesale Price: $5.85

Model R-63016: Rexbakfirekote
1922 Wholesale Price: $6.50

Rexfirekote: Has been for many years the standard fire coat in the United States. It is well known in all parts of the country. In some parts of the Middle West is extensively used by farmers because of its waterproof qualities and ability to give long wear. Dull finish black rubber double coated on jean- single breasted- storm fly front- galvanized snap and ring fasteners- full corduroy band collar- square shoulders with grommet ventilation under arms- strap and buckle on sleeves- one inside breast pocket- plain back with vent in skirt- seams sewed and cemented- reinforced with rivets at all points that receive any strain. Length 48 inches.

R-6302l: Whitefirekote: Same as Rexfirekote except it is made of white rubber double coated on jean.

R-63014: Rexfirejacket: Same as above only made 40 inches long.

R-63016: Redbakfirekote: Same as above except that it has red rubber lining.

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Website Bibliographical Information:

Raynster Raincoats: Rubber Clothing Sundries and Naugahyde Specialities Catalog, U.S. Rubber Company, 1922, p. 12.

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

© The Costume Gallery, 1997-2003.
© A Year in Fashion 2000-2003.

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.