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An original German Chore Jacket in blue and dating from the 1960s.
This type of jacket is synonymous with artisans, workers and labourers of the mid-century period in Europe and is now an extremely iconic jacket.
This example dates from the early 1970s with the collar shape being an typical of this period. It is made from a lightweight blue coloured cotton and features a variety of different black buttons. Inside the jacket the original label is present and states the makers name as 'R. Stark' of Essen in Germany. The date of 9/72 is also present.
The jacket is a smaller size and when laid flat the jacket measures -
Chest - 21”
Inside arm - 18”
Outside arm - 22 1/2”
Length - 26”
Shoulders - 17”
The condition of the jacket is reasonable considering it is a vintage work piece. It has a variery of stains and other signs of wear and use. Pleaser study the pictures and bear in mind that this is a pre-worn, vintage work jacket.
A good original example with lots of character, staining and wear - as they should be!