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An ongoing project to document all of the exquisite vintage Harley Davidson clothing.

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Item #6: Harley Davidson AMF rain jacket

Decade: 1970s

Label: AMF Harley Davidson

Harley Fact: For about a decade Harley Davidson bikes were nicknamed “Hardley Ableson.” In 1969 the American Machinery and Foundry purchased Harley Davidson and put their own spin on Harley manufacturing. The end result was a less expensive bike that became inferior to, dare I say it, Japanese motorcycles. Sales declined, labour disputes rose and the company almost went bankrupt.

Approximate value: $100-$150

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