Vintage Barbour Gamefair Green Jacket Coat Made In England L / XL
John Barbour, founded J.Barbour and Sons Ltd in South Shields, North of England, in 1894 and started out as an importer of oil cloth. Barbour was the originator of waxed cotton motorcycle suits and jackets and are synonymous with high quality waxed and quilted outdoor jackets and apparel.
For Barbour fans, a true vintage Barbour Gamefair cotton jacket, Made In England from English fabric and complete with detachable faux fur lining.
First available in 1960, the Gamefair jacket was originally named the Tropical Thornproof, as it was a lightweight unlined outdoor alternative. It’s design led the foundation for the Border and Bedale jackets, and this particular Gamefair is a later lined version.
Used and in fair to good vintage condition with general signs of use and small marks throughout. Some of the poppers have tarnished and there is a small hole to the back left (as worn) shoulder area. The top of the front patch pockets have previously been cut away internally, presumably for easier access. Two D-rings have been previously been added to the upper back.
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: C44 and this fits like L / XL (UK Sizing) with a 55in full external chest and the overall fit/ arm length - but it depends how loose you like to wear (please see below for all key measurements to check against a similar garment of your own to ensure a good fit).
FABRIC: 85% Cotton Minimum Shell (typical of vintage Barbour); 100% Acrylic Pile, 100% Polyester Backing Liner.
- Barbour branded YKK front zip under popper storm flap
- Barbour branded poppers throughout
- Cord collar and popper throat tab
- 2 lower patch pockets with snap entry
- Inner storm cuffs
- Underarm ventilation eyelets
- Fabric back neck hanger loop
- Large internal jetted pocket
- Fully lined
- Detachable faux fur lining
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR SIZE: 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. Also, for vintage and pre-worn items the shape may have changed after years of being worn. The best way to ensure your correct fit is to compare the measurements listed to a similar item that fits you well.
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): 27.5in (70cm)
B - SLEEVE - armpit to cuff end: 19.5in (49.5cm)
C - SHOULDER - n/a
D - LENGTH - at the centre back from the base of the collar to the hem: 33in (84cm)
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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