Vintage Ralph Lauren Polo Bomber Harrington Waxed Cotton Jacket Made in USA XL
The Ralph Lauren Corporation started in 1967 with men's ties. At 28 years-old, Lauren worked for the tie manufacturer Beau Brummell, where he persuaded the company's president to let him start his own line. Drawing on his interests in sports, Lauren named his first full line of menswear 'Polo' in 1968.
This is a vintage Ralph Lauren Polo fully lined bomber jacket, with metal YKK zip front and knitted ribs to the cuffs and hem. Due to the label we believe this to be dated to the circa 1980s.
Used and in fair to good vintage condition with general signs of wear, abrasion, and discolouration/ marks throughout. There are some tiny abrasion marks/holes to the right (as worn) arm.
Please note wax cotton has a unique smell even when new, and over time for a vintage jacket this can become a stronger more enhanced smell, which in this case is also musty.
All my vintage listings unless otherwise stated are true vintage and have been worn before, therefore they will typically show signs of wear and will not smell like new, which is all part of the vintage look and appeal.
SIZE: XL (UK Sizing) with a 54in full external chest measurement (please see below for all key measurements to check against a similar garment of your own to ensure a good fit).
- YKK zip front fastening
- 2 front welt pockets with blue cotton lining
- Internal button and loop entry welt pocket
- Rib cuffs and hem
- Fabric back neck hanger loop
- Fully lined
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EXTERNAL MEASUREMENTS: Please check against a similar garment of your own that fits you well, measuring flat and fully zipped or buttoned up (if applicable) on a flat surface:
A - CHEST - armpit to armpit (double for full chest): 27in (68.5cm)
B - SLEEVE - shoulder seam to cuff end: 26.5in (67cm)
C - SHOULDER - distance between shoulder seams straight across at the back: 22.5in (57cm)
D - LENGTH - at the centre back from the base of the collar to the hem: 28in (71cm)
Please do not solely rely on the listed size for your correct fit. Designers often use different measurements for sizes depending on the overall look they desire, so sizes can not only vary brand to brand but also within the same brand.
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