Vintage 80s BANANA REPUBLIC SAFARI KHAKI JACKET. This jacket is built like a tank. Comes with original belt and leather buckle.
Mens size 44: Fits like a regular Large/extra Large. Shoulder to shoulder seam to seam. 31.5 long down center back below the collar. 25 long sleeves measured from the top of the shoulder seam.
20 armpit to end of sleeve. I will include a copy of the original TAG so you can keep it for your record. There are four grades of VENTILE, suitable for a wide range of garment applications. The one used for this jacket in L24 VENTILE, it is a mid-weight fabric and the usual choice for garment makers around the world. It is a high performance outer wear and this is the fabric of choice for top quality garment.This jacket can be used as a shirt or a full jacket, it is the most versatile grade of this particular fabric. Specification are as follow: CLOTH WEIGHT IS 200-205 gsm. Threads per centimeter (warp) is 81.
Threads per centimeter (weft) is 30. Resistance to water hydrosatic head (min) is 750 mm. Typical vapor permability is 93-98%. This Safari Jacket is an indestructible piece of garment, it is made out of ventile cotton.It has the old label Banana Republic. The jacket is in like new condition and is made out of 100 % ventile cotton, with four pockets. Still has the original extra button sewn on the inside bottom of jacket in case you loos. The sleeves can be rolled up and held in position with the buttons on the sleeves and the inside cloth straps. The label is really a bit of history: Made in the British Colony of Hong Kong.
Banana Republic item number RN 54023. Now some historical facts about ventile cotton below. Partridge, but he nevertheless inspired the worlds greatest hunting gear. Ventile clothing resulted from Churchills demand for a material to protect his pilots when they ejected from their Hurricane or Spitfire planes into the frigid. Survival time to get into a life raft was two minutes.
Not enough to save most pilots. After many trials, scientists at the Shirley Institute in. The original Ventile immersion suits proved impenetrable to arctic winds and icy water, extending survival time tenfold and saving 80% of ejected pilots. The suits remain in use by British Royal Air Force today. No other fabric offers the uncompromising performance of Ventile.
It has been to Everest, K2, and. Its used in the greatest upland hunting clothing fabric we have ever offered. Named after ventus, Latin for wind, all-cotton Ventile is windproof, waterproof, and endures extreme variations in weather and temperature conditions. Its rugged enough to turn back the nastiest thorns and tight upland cover, yet lightweight and breathable for the utmost comfort in the field.Made of long staple cotton fibers woven into a tight, dense fabric. The weave is just large enough to allow air molecules to pass through for breathability while water is blocked out. Most importantly, the gently spun cotton fibers swell and close up the tiny gaps in the fabric when drenched by moisture. But they remain just large enough to allow body vapor out. Ventile can withstand twenty-four hours of constant immersion in water without leakage. Charging through dense thickets is remarkably easy no more rips or tears, no more thorns catching jackets or pants. Ventile Hunting Clothes are an investment in yourself and your passion for wing shooting. Guaranteed to make it more than one generation. In fact, they could very well last as long as your fine double-gun.
Fiber: Ventile uses long staple fibers found in only the top 2% of the cotton produced worldwide, to guarantee cottons natural benefits of breathability and durability. Yarn: Great care is taken in spinning and doubling the yarn at a time when the raw cotton fiber is in its most vulnerable state. Such care means the weave will perform as expected.Weave: Woven using 30% more yarn than in other cotton fabrics. At the first hint of moisture, the special weave expands to lock out dampness, while it maintains breathability. The dense weave makes Ventile waterproof, windproof.
The item "BANANA REPUBLIC safari GENUINE Ventile cotton jacket bush hunting 44 vintage 80s" is in sale since Sunday, July 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Men\Men's Clothing\Coats, Jackets & Vests". The seller is "lobb7" and is located in Redwood City, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.