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A Year in Fashion: 1922
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Model R-60044: Roadkote
1922 Wholesale Price: $9.00
Especially designed for drivers of auto trucks and is widely sold for this purpose in the Middle West. The front of the coat is so constructed that it forms a lap robe when the driver is seated, giving him complete protection from the rain. Double texture- double breasted -cross fly front fastening with ball and socket fasteners- extra quality tan jean with dyed sheeting lining- edges double stitched- band collar- square shoulders- adjustable tabs on sleeves with ball and socket fasteners- wind cuffs fitted with elastics- large muff pocket with two openings fitted with flaps and ball and socket fasteners- plain back with vent fitted with one ball and socket fastener-all seams sewed, cemented and strapped. Length 54 inches.
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Website Bibliographical Information:
Raynster Raincoats: Rubber Clothing Sundries and Naugahyde Specialities Catalog, U.S. Rubber Company, 1922, p. 26.
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.