THIS WAS THE FABRIC CHOICE FOR THE FIREFIGHTER JACKETS BECAUSE THEY COULD AND WOULD BE DRENCHED WITH WATER TO KEEP THE FIREMAN SAFE FROM THE FLAMES WHILE FIGHTING FIRES. THIS RARE BLACK WITH RED AND WHITE ACCENTS HANTEN HAPPI COAT HAS DOUBLE BANDED PATTERN ACROSS THE BOTTOM ON ONE SIDE WITH A KANJI SYMBOL FLAG UNIQUE TO EACH FIRE BRIGADE ON THE BACK. EXACT YEAR UNKNOWN , BUT IT IS LIKELY FROM CIRCA 1940.
IT INCLUDES A RED SATIN CORDED BELT THAT I DO NOT THINK WAS ORIGINAL TO THE JACKET --SEE PICS. THIS COAT IS IN REALLY GOOD CONDITION FOR ITS AGE WITH NO FADING OR REPAIRS. ALL ORIGINAL ESTATE FIND FROM A SMOKE FREE HOME.IT FITS LIKE A MENS MED. A WOMANS LARGE TO XL. SHOULDERS SEAM TO SEAM 27. SLEEVE FROM CENTER BACK TO SLEEVE END 27. THIS COAT FIT A 5' 10 AVERAGE BUILD MAN WEIGHING 190 LBS. 1940's JAPANESE HAPPI HANTEN FIREFIGHTERS COAT SASHIKO BLK/RED WOVEN JAPAN" is in sale since Wednesday, November 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Asian\1900-Now\Japanese\Other Japanese Collectibles". The seller is "leann640" and is located in Streator, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Norway, Croatia, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Iceland, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Pakistan, Russian federation, Ukraine.