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A Year in Fashion: 1922
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Taxi Cab Driver & Chauffeur

Model R-63189: Raynokote
1922 Wholesale Price: $6.25

Has been adopted by the large taxicab companies in various parts of the United States as a chauffeur's coat. It is unusually well made. Dull finish black rubber double coated on sheeting- single breasted- storm fly front- Thompson buckles- band collar with corduroy tip- square shoulders with grommet ventilation under arms- strap and buckle on sleeves- one inside breast pocket-plain back-vent in skirt. Length 50 inches.

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Website Bibliographical Information:

Raynster Raincoats: Rubber Clothing Sundries and Naugahyde Specialities Catalog, U.S. Rubber Company, 1922, p. 13.

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

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