+1. These OD green M65s are a good pickup if in good shape and the earlier the better. The early ones (66-69) sell for a good chunk of change if they're minty. Sold one dated 1968 (Medium- Reg, a common size). for $150 a year or so ago.
Anyone educated with Duxbak Vintage Jackets. I found one today that is dated 1926. (I am guessing Nataku will be professor)
I hope this is an indication of something good with vintage Duxbak:
I saw this while running my daily Duxbak search on eBay a few days ago (been searching for a duck hunter camo pocket t-shirt for 4 years now - I know one is out there!) and knew that one would bring a pretty penny!
Any deets/pics on your pickup? duck canvas or wool? Very early hunting jackets were usually made from canvas and were olive green in color. The company was based out of Utica, NY. The company started up in the early 1900's making hats and jackets. The company was at first called Utica-Duxbak Corporation, as their canvas "repelled water like a duck's back". The company went under in the early 90's. I sold a few of my catalogs to a gentleman in NY who told me he had interest in buying and reviving the Duxbak name and making it into a heritage label and he was buying the catalogs to have some sort of visual representation of the company's offerings over the years. I really hope it's coming along ok. I told him if he did get it going again, I'd be the first buyer if he made a run of the t-shirt I wanted!
A jacket that early is extremely rare and worth quite a bit. I have some Duxbak catalogs around somewhere, but I think the oldest I have is from the early 50's.