Wilker Industries WIC Motorcycle Jacket - Is it vintage?

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Wilker Industries WIC Motorcycle Jacket - Is it vintage?

Post by PreserveVintage » Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:23 pm

I need some help dating this jacket. Any idea what era it's from?

There are details that make me think it could be older, and others that don't. There's also next to nothing I've been able to find out about the company, either in Bakersfield or Nashville.

Thanks in advance for any help!
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Re: Wilker Industries WIC Motorcycle Jacket - Is it vintage?

Post by jimmyj » Tue Sep 16, 2014 3:40 pm

Drawing a blank in searches on the company - but did find other jackets that were older. Seems like a competing company to Alpha Industries..military grade wear.

Based on the features of that jacket - I would be really surprised if it was manufactured before 2000.
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Re: Wilker Industries WIC Motorcycle Jacket - Is it vintage?

Post by PreserveVintage » Wed Sep 17, 2014 10:23 am

Thanks as always, Jimmy!
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