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    Posted 9 years ago

    jlennongrrl
    (173 items)

    Not what you expected, huh? My Father in Law was in the Marines, and this was my husband's coat when he was little. My mother in law just gave it to me. Not really TOO antique, but cute just the same.

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    1. scottvez scottvez, 9 years ago
      Nice to see these more modern ones.

      I collect military tour/ souvenir jackets.

      They have their roots in the oriental embroidery pieces (wall hangers) that sailors purchased in the 19th century:

      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/25108-oriental-souvenir-embroidery-with-flags

      In the 20th century, jackets replaced wall hangers in popularity:

      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/22799-early-usn-embroidered-cruise-jacket-c-1

      The tradition with embroidered tour jackets continues today.

      scott
    2. jlennongrrl jlennongrrl, 9 years ago
      Thanks Scott! My mother in law has one other, she's not ready to part with it yet. Crossing fingers...
    3. scottvez scottvez, 9 years ago
      If you get it-- post it!

      scott

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