The story of the raincoat -- K Trade Fair

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The story of the raincoat

By Guido Deussing

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How everything began

Charles Macintosh. (Source: Wikipedia)

A good idea

Capable partner on the path to success

Source: Ladies Home Journal (October, 1913)

What happened next

Klepper-Mantel. (Source: Keller)

Trend towards rain jackets made out of PVC

Friesennerz. (Source:Wikipedia)

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