Thursday, October 17, 2013
Aviator Jackets and the D Pocket: Part 3
Here is yet another style of map pocket employed on these Aviation jackets which carried over onto later motorcycle jackets. This variant had an inset pocket, with a stitched outline. The zippered top opening opened at an angle. The jacket below was advertised in 1941. It was made of capeskin, and had two large zippered pockets and a small "match pocket" overtop the map pocket.
1960s Star Sportswear Kurland, with the same style pocket design