Press Release No.1

Press Release No.1

Save The Date: 3rd Annual Inspiration Vintage, Fashion, Art & Kulture Show At The Historic Queen Mary • February 10-11, 2012 Produced By Japanese Collector Rin Tanaka, Counter-Culture Event Showcases 100+ International Exhibitors—From Vintage & Contemporary Work Wear, Surf Accessories & Art—On Display & For Sale “Rin Tanaka’s Inspiration vintage clothing fair in Long Beach […]

Vintage Auction File 3: Embroidered Japan-Tour Jacket  “Iwojima”

Vintage Auction File 3: Embroidered Japan-Tour Jacket “Iwojima”

Vintage Auction File 3: Embroidered Japan-Tour Jacket  “Iwojima” Embroidered Japan-Tour Reversible Jacket “Iwojima,” with “Tokyo Speed” zipper, manufactured in Japan in ca. 1957. Size: Small. *This Japan-Tour jacket, ordered by Art Donnie who served for U.S. M.C. from 1954 to 1957, has extremely rare embroidery on the back: “Iojima.” Wow….!! Probably, his “3rd Service Engineering” […]

<!--:en-->Vintage Auction File 1: Lee Cowboy’s 1940s “Hair On Hide” Jeans<!--:-->

Vintage Auction File 1: Lee Cowboy’s 1940s “Hair On Hide” Jeans

Vintage Auction File 1: Lee Cowboy’s 1940s “Hair On Hide” Jeans Lee’s Cowboy Pants, second version of “Hair On Hide” model, with cinch & buckle, “Lazy S” stitches, “one-side lined” Selvedge denim, “Union Made Lee Sanforaized Shurank” Label which was used from 1936 to 1943. *This very rare pair of Lee’s “Hair oh Hide” model […]