Jacket, Life

A polyvinyl chloride life jacket which was originally a light brown colour. It has long sleeves with elasticised cuffs and hem and is padded with kapok around the chest. A manufacturing label inside the neckline reads: " HUTCHWILCO / YACHTSMAN / LIFE JACKET / FOR PERSONS OVER 90lb (6 1/2 STONE) / BUOYANCY RATING EXCEEDS 16lb. / Complies with New Zealand Standards and / US Coastguard Buoyancy Requirements. / For maximum durability, care should be taken to avoid / puncturing or snagging inner kapok filled, electronically / sealed, polyvinyl chloride covers. When jacket is wet, / hang up and dry thoroughly. If pads become waterlogged / have them replaced. / Manufactured by / HUTCHENSON, WILSON & CO. LTD., / Wellington & Dunedin, New Zealand."
See full details

Object detail

Production role
Production place
Accession number


My shortlist

Production place

Explore other objects by colour

Public comments

Be the first to comment on this object record.

Google reCaptchaThis site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.