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A Year in Fashion: 1922
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Traffic Police

Model R-63191: Roycekote Talma
1922 Wholesale Price: $8.50

Made particularly for traffic policemen. It gives complete protection to the wearer in the worst weather. Dull finish black rubber on tan jean- single breasted- ball and socket fasteners- full corduroy band collar- arm openings- two slash pocket openings- inside billy pocket- cape of the same material attached to body of coat at side seams, fastening in front with ball and socket fasteners- two inside pockets- badge loops. Both cape and coat have skirt facings. Lengths 52 and 54 inches, according to size.

Model R-63213: Featherkote Talma
1922 Wholesale Price: $8.50

Made on black percaline in same style as above. Each garment packed in individual carton.

Model R-63191: White Police Talma
1922 Wholesale Price: $12.00

Same as Roycekote Police except that it is made of white rubber on white jean.

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Website Bibliographical Information:

Raynster Raincoats: Rubber Clothing Sundries and Naugahyde Specialities Catalog, U.S. Rubber Company, 1922, p. 16.

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.