The Foreign Correspondent's Vest

Was $349.95 NOW $249.95

This is the authentic 16-pocket vest worn by foreign news correspondents to keep essential gear organized and accessible while on assignment in far-flung locales. Eliminating the need for extra hip- or backpacks, the vest includes a strong gusseted back pocket that holds a 14" laptop, while a cell phone, tape recorder, camera, and accompanying chargers can be carried in the four deep front pockets, all of which close with hook-and-loop fasteners. Four additional zippered pockets on the front keep essentials like notes, maps, pens, and memory cards handy, and the vest interior conceals five more roomy pockets for storing a passport, wallet and other valuables securely. Made from rugged 65% polyester/35% cotton fabric, the all-weather zippered garment has hand-warming pockets, a concealed hood in the collar, a mesh panel that provides ventilation, and a UPF rating of 50+ (the highest attainable) for its ability to block 98% of the sun's harmful rays. Extra equipment can be attached to the vest's four stainless steel D-rings or secured under the epaulets, and padding along the shoulders offers comfort while hauling gear between assignments. Buckles on the side adjust the fit. Machine wash and dry. Khaki. Men's sizes S (34-36), M (38-40), L (42-44), XL (46-48), and XXL (50-52). (1 1/2 lbs.)

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The Foreign Correspondent's Vest comes with The Hammacher Schlemmer Lifetime Guarantee. If this product ever disappoints you, for any reason, you may return your Hammacher Schlemmer purchase for exchange, credit, or refund.

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