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Title: United States Coast Guard pea jacket, after 1964

Accession Number: 2005.19.30
Category: CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES - OUTERWEAR
Type: pea jacket
Maker: Naval Clothing Depot
Place:
Date: after 1964
Materials: wool
Description: Pea jacket; United States Coast Guard pea jacket, after 1964; blue pea jacket used by USCG sailor Peter R. Kolasa, two front pockets lined with corduroy, three buttons on each side, inside pocket on each side, patch on left sleeve indicates first class engine man, small shield patch on bottom of right sleeve distinguishes Coast Guard, tag sewn on inside reads "MANUFACTURED FOR/ NAVAL CLOTHING DEPOT/ 100% WOOL EXCLUSIVE OF ORNAMENTATION/ NAME/ SERVICE NO./ CONTRACT NO.396 01.456.0.53/ SIZE 42", tag below reads "CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS/ Dry clean for best results/ If dry cleaning is not available hand launder/ in LUKE WARM water. Use mild soap/ "Flakes." Squeeze suds through garment. DO/ NOT rub or wring. Dry at normal temperature./ DO NOT REMOVE THIS LABEL", red tag pined on bottom "5283" reverse "ONE HOUR MARTINIZING"; printed on inside of coat in black "KOLASA PR/ 2061-375".

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