September 15, 2009 by Jimmy J · 5 Comments
Every few weeks we scour through eBay’s vintage clothing auctions and report which relics are fetching top dollar. More reasons to raid your grandpa’s closet.
Click the links below to view the full eBay listing or the seller’s current inventory.
October 7, 2008 by defunkd · 1 Comment
Jack A. Weil the CEO of Rockmount Ranchwear passed away on Wednesday August 20th, 2008. When I first heard of his passing, I assumed it was the result of a fist fight in some saloon, or that he lost a gun draw at high noon. Isn’t that the way most cool cowboys go? But at age 107 any rough and tumble days were far behind him. No, he didn’t shoot the sheriff or even maim the deputy. His battles were fought as the top gun of his company, the still active CEO and eldest CEO in America.
“Papa Jack” Weil has been credited with a number of western shirt innovations, including, those ever-so convenient pearl snaps and the saw tooth pocket design. These features led to his shirts being worn by some of the coolest people who have ever lived, including Elvis, Dylan, Clapton and most recently by Heath Ledger in, “Brokeback Mountain”.
Plus, every person at his funeral was probably wearing one of his western shirts, how cool is that?
If you’re thinking of snapping up a vintage western shirt, pay homage to a legend and make it a vintage Rockmount.
September 11, 2008 by defunkd · 1 Comment
Every two weeks we scour through eBay’s past auctions and report which relics are fetching the big bucks. Even more reasons to raid your granny’s closet.
To view the full eBay listing click the links below.