Want to buy or sell something? Check the classifieds New Posts Classifieds. Lounge Update headed your way. Check the thread in the Observation Bar. If you don't like the light style, click the light bulb at the top-right of your screen. Sep 12, 1. The Woolrich hunting coat is a classic. Still produced todayit has changed very little over the past century.
This can make dating your vintage Woolrich coat a challenge. Adding to the confusion, Woolrich used different variations of the basic label in their print advertising which did not correspond to ones used in their products. This guide should help clear up some of the mystery. Sep 12, 2. Woolrich used Talon zippers on some of their products, which can be used to aid in narrowing down your garment's date of manufacture. On coats, they were sometimes used on the game pocket.
Jackets had them down the front. Breeches sometimes featured zippers up the legs, and pants on the fly. Zipper designs can be cross-referenced in other threads on the topic. Pre-war design Post-war design Around the time of the change to the simplified label, the design was dropped from the snap altogether, and coats came with plain black snaps. Dating woolrich labels coats have an asymmetrical pocket design.
With some exceptions, by the s, this was changed to both being the same. Asymmetric pockets Symmetrical pockets on a zipper jacket. Button front jackets followed the same configuration.
Log in or Sign up. Vintage Fashion Guild Forums. Hi everyone-I have this Woolrich oversized jacket that I'm looking to list, but I'm honestly at a loss as to whether this piece is vintage or not. I ran a search but couldn't find anyone inquiring about a Woolrich with a leather label in the past. It seems as though Woolrich pieces are particularly hard to date TeamSparkleVintage , Jul 9, I was about to say being made in the U.
A might well confirm it wasn't very new and place it more confidently towards vintage, as so much is made abroad today - however rather strangely it says both Made in the U.
My geography's pretty poor but even I know that can't be possible. Pinkcoke , Jul 9, I think it's s BonniesVintageClothesLine , Jul 9, I would go with 80s on this one as well. Woolrich is a US Company, founded in and based in Pennsylvania. You could contact them and ask when they used this label but I agree with '80's on this one. Linn , Jul 9, Another vote for '80s. Circa Vintage , Jul 9, Thanks for your input everyone, much appreciated!!
I love this forum, so much valuable information-thanks again! So it can't be earlier than that. Leonardo da Vintage , Jul 10, You must log in or sign up to reply here. Share This Page Tweet. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? No, create an account now.
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Dating Woolrich Coats. More examples of Woolrich labels. Anyone happen to know what years these represent? If you know, please leave a comment. Thank you! Jul 10, · Hi everyone-I have this Woolrich oversized jacket that I'm looking to list, but I'm honestly at a loss as to whether this piece is vintage or not. I. Pendleton worked exclusively in wool until , when they produced their first spring line. Blue Pendleton labels indicate men’s clothing, and white labels are on women’s. Written by Lizzie Bramlett, assettracker.info
Youmans Jul 10, · Hi everyone-I have this Woolrich oversized jacket that I'm looking to list, but I'm honestly at a loss as to whether this piece is vintage or not. I. In he constructed his first woolen mill in Plum Run, Pennsylvania. From his mule cart, he sold his quality fabrics to loggers, miners, rivermen and trappers. By , he expanded the mill and moved to what is now Woolrich, Pennsylvania.