Introduced in 1944 as the 3rd pattern US Navy Deck Jacket - The N-1, and made famous by celebrities such as James Dean, Paul Newman etc. and also favored by veterans, bikers and outcasts.
Outer made of 100% cotton grosgrain referred to as “Jungle Cloth”
Inner lining made of 100% alpaca wool
Cuffs made of wool
Zip and button closure
All original buttons
Storm flap on collar
Stenciled USN on chest
Stenciled USS Rowan DD 782 5 on the back
Airvents at armpits
Drawstring at waist
Original working rare HBT Conmar 'Bell' zipper with leather pull
Very warm and very durable
Condition: (EX-) Excellent condition with original neck label, smaller marks from wear that are barely visible. Alpaca has light shedding in the collar, but dark and dense throughout the lining. Barely any fraying at edges, pockets and cuffs that these jacket usually have. Wool cuffs have 1 or 2 smaller bites.
Size: This jacket is labeled as a 38 and fits a mens modern M in our opinion. Please see measurements below: