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A Year in Fashion: 1922
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Chicago & Mid-Western Police

Model R-63166: Regulationkote
1922 Wholesale Price: $7.00

Built according to the Chicago police regulations and used extensively as a police coat in the Middle Western cities. Dull finish black rubber on tan jean- single breasted- ball and socket fasteners- band collar- square shoulders with grommet ventilation under arms- adjustable tabs on sleeves with ball and socket fasteners- outside double back, shoulders and front- ventilated across back- one inside pocket- billy pocket- vent in skirt with one ball and socket fastener- skirt and sleeve facings. Lengths 52 and 54 innches, according to size.

Model R-63263: White Duplex Police
1922 Wholesale Price: $10.50

Same as the Regulationkote except that it is made of white rubber on white jean.

Model R-63137: Regulationkote Mounted
1922 Wholesale Price: $7.50

Has fan gusset in back, otherwise the same as the Regulationkote.

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Website Bibliographical Information:

Raynster Raincoats: Rubber Clothing Sundries and Naugahyde Specialities Catalog, U.S. Rubber Company, 1922, p. 17.

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.