Item 2017.072 - C.P. Company Urban Protection 'Solo' Torch Gilet

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2017.072

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C.P. Company Urban Protection 'Solo' Torch Gilet

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  • Autumn Winter 2000 (Creation)

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Following the success of the Chester Perry brand in Italy and overseas during the early 1970s, English clothing brands Chester Barry and Fred Perry simultaneously took legal action against the use of their names. In order to avoid a lengthy legal case, Massimo Osti soon changed the brand’s name to C.P. Company.

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Technical waistcoat made from Dynalfil TS-70 which features a C.P. Company branded Maglite flashlight that is carried through loops on the back.

The gilet features wind-resistant pockets and a sliding belt with buckle closure. Constructed from Dynalfil TS-70 bonded to a nylon base and features a removable C.P. Company brand patch in addition to the branded torch.
Country of Design: Italy
Country of Manufacture: Indonesia

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Item on loan to "Invisible Men" exhibition , 24 Oct-24 Nov 2019

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Label:
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Sportswear Company S.P.A.
Esterno [External]: 100% Polyamide
Interno [Internal]: 100% Polyester
ART. 33189X80/AS
Made in Indonesia

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D.CP.15 - 2017

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