This vintage leather cafe race motorcycle jacket was made by Beau Breed in the late 1960s- 1970s. After a long day of hunting, I managed to find a good sized cache of vintage hats, most of which were originally sold within a few miles of where I found them. The jacket has an asymmetrical motorcycle jacket cut, with a D pocket, zipped breast pocket, zipped side pockets, open zip cuffs and epaulettes. This vintage leather jacket was made in the 1960s. Neon signs, ghost signs, architecture. Crown was a division of the Clarks O.
I am trying to find out more information about a pair of pants I found. These early plastic zippers were not as sturdy as metal ones. Early designs for a modern zipper were used for military, boots and pouches post-1914. Hi Karen, Your dress dates to 1954 or later. What year did the snap buttons get used on the belt loops? I have several pictures if seeing it might help.
I too am looking for the zip maker as if I can get a replacement zip 300mm long I might be able to replace the broken side only, This would save a fairly extensive dismantling of the good side stitching which is hidden behind the lining. Further research into individual zipper types can help you get a more accurate date. We stayed at a charming 1950s motor court, the Dude Rancher Lodge. For any kind of accuracy, it should be combined with a variety of other methods. This makes it much easier to get into the car and saves your zipper from wearing out at the pin from stress. Thanks for your time spent researching and posting this information. The jacket has a quilted lining, and Serval zippers throughout.
Added to the possib probab ility of replacement, zippers sometimes can be confusion to true dating. With something so small, it's easy to get bogged down in minutia, difficult to compile all the variants, and even harder to be completely precise. I have not been able to find too much detail about this company on the web. I often find the belt a little annoying, so I probably wouldn't have worn it anyways. Occasionally, leather garments come with slightly irregular sleeves, and if your sleeves are too long it isn't noticeable. I am looking also for zipper id-ing of vintage bags. Moved to Pittsburgh in 1944.
It has a front belt and zip cuffs. The earliest recorded use of a zipper is 1851. I had one spotted online in an antique bookstore in Manhattan several years ago. The cuffs are open style. The ends of all the pockets are trimmed and reinforced with four nickel studs. At some point, it appears the original owner either broke the main zipper or gained weight, and added snaps, which are offset from the original zip position. Pocket zips are Talon and cuff zips are Serval.
There are a number of antique shops, thrift stores, secondhand stores and the like, and I usually get lucky at at least one or two. The front zipper is missing a pull, but the original owner made one out of some sturdy wire and leather that works great and looks pretty cool. If anyone feels like sending me photos to use, or feels like adding to the research, I'd be grateful. Talon was, with its Zephyr line, brought to market first in the couture lines in 1960. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. This is great news for me and to get it straight from the source is special indeed.
Value, integrity, pride in workmanship! Be aware that zippers can be replaced over time and some modern garments may use a vintage-style zip to create a retro look. The dates I have are of the jackets they're off of, with the dating based on other factors. I guess people would just put it away and forget about it. He helped make the tools that made the machines that made these zippers and knew the whole business and process inside and out. It is a Harley Davidson Cycle Champ style. Thank you, Jon Kennedy, for the information. Afterward, we hit up the aforementioned antique shops in downtown Billings and a few of the thrifts.
I've emailed pics to a few dealers and bloggers, but nobody had any idea. Younger brother Joseph Buegeleisen and David Buegeleisen joined the company, with J. I have an older perfecto style jacket with this brand of zipper and would like to be able to date it approximately at least. This really adds a touch of authenticity to my garment. Can their zippers be dated by style? See My father worked for Talon in Meadville, Pa. Joseph split from the family business around 1937 to found what would become Buco.