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Catalog Number 2016.015.002.39
Description Raychem Racing Team Jacket, c. late 1980s - early 1990s. This is a gray nylon jacket worn by Robert Halperin with custom red and white embroidery on the front and back. The jacket closes with a gray plastic zipper covered by a flap that has a single metal snap at top and bottom. A throat latch on the collar consists of a gray strap made from the same nylon material, which is held in place with five loops and has a double D-ring closure. Over the chest there is a vertical zipper pocket on the proper right side and a flap patch pocket with two metal snaps on the proper left side. A diagonal zipper pocket at right and left appear on the lower front sides of the jacket. A flap patch pocket with two metal snaps is attached on the upper portion of both arms. Gray ribbed trim appears on the cuffs of the jacket and around the majority of the jacket bottom except for a few inches in the front on both sides of the zipper. "BOB HALPERIN" is embroidered in red above the vertical zipper pocket on the proper right side. "Raychem Racing Team" with a stylized logo of wavy lines is embroidered at proper left above the pocket in red and white thread. The same text and logo appear in a larger size on the back of the jacket at center. Tags on the jacket consist of red embroidery on black fabric. A rectangular label sewn on the interior back lining reads, "Upstream Racing Division" with a logo of wavy parallel lines and at lower right a logo of "MJ" in a shield. A smaller tag sewn just below reads, "STYLE 23256S / L." At the collar, a ribbon tag reads, "MADE IN HONG KONG." A rectangular tag sewn just to the right has text on both sides. The top side reads, "SHELL: 100% NYLON / LINING: 100% NYLON / RIB: 100% ACRYLIC / WPL 8865 / MADE IN HONG KONG / SEE BACK FOR CARE." The bottom side of the tag reads, "MACHINE WASH GENTLE / CYCLE WARM. TUMBLE / DRY LOW WARM. WARM / IRON IF NECESSARY / DO NOT DRY CLEAN."
Object Name Jacket
Collection 3D - Clothing
Title Raychem Racing Team Jacket, c. late 1980s - early 1990s
Date c. late 1980s - early 1990s
Creator Unknown
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "BOB HALPERIN" (embroidered proper right side above pocket); "Raychem Racing Team" (embroidered proper left side above pocket and in larger size on back of jacket); "Upstream Racing Division" (embroidered on label, back center lining); "STYLE 23256S / L" (embroidered on tag, back center lining); "MADE IN HONG KONG" (embroidered on tag, interior of collar); "[Top Side] SHELL: 100% NYLON / LINING: 100% NYLON / RIB: 100% ACRYLIC / WPL 8865 / MADE IN HONG KONG / SEE BACK FOR CARE / [Back Side] MACHINE WASH GENTLE / CYCLE WARM. TUMBLE / DRY LOW WARM. WARM / IRON IF NECESSARY / DO NOT DRY CLEAN" (embroidered on tag, interior of collar)
Notes The label of the jacket has Upstream Racing Division embroidered on the label, but it is unknown if this is the official company name.
Dimensions H-26 W-22 D-0.25 inches
Dimension Details Length across with arms outstretched is 69"
Search Terms Automobiles
Clothes
Clothing
Coats
Coats
Jackets
Racing
Raychem Corporation
Subjects Automobile racing
Clothing & dress
Coats
People Halperin, Robert M.