< WMH HOFFMAN Navy Jacket <Denim Archieves>

WMH HOFFMAN Navy Jacket

Denim by WMH HOFFMAN, who supplied clothing to the US Navy Jacket. It has a simple design with a full zip front and three pockets on the chest and sides, but the two shoulders are Action pleats, elaborate detailing, and a CONE MILLS tag It is assumed to be from the 1950s.

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Full zip front. Pockets on the chest and sides. Collar is slightly larger than normal. The fabric is all horizontal, including the sleeves.
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Instead of the simplicity of the front, the rear is more elaborate, with action pleats on the shoulders as well as a slight squeeze on each side.
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tag

It has a brand tag and a tag underneath it that uses deep tone denim from Cone Mills.
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breast pocket

A small chest pocket just big enough to hold a card.
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side pockets

A simple pocket attached at an angle, as seen in Drizzler, etc.
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zipper

TALON zippers are used.
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action pleets

Action pleats at the shoulders, like a Wrangler jacket
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placket (back)

The part of selvedge is used.
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cuff (back)

The part of selvedge is used.
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fabric

Light ounce 2×1 fabric. It has a strong slubby feel as well as a noticeable nepiness. Instead of a deep blue tint, there is almost no redness in this fabric. It appears to have a slightly darker hue.