Vintage Jockstrap Advertisements Volume 3
Vintage Jockstrap packaging, boxes and tags: Volume 3Below is a collection of vintage jockstrap advertisements and package/box photos from the 1900's. Some brands include Johnson and Johnson, K-mart, Keystone, Litesome, etc. To view the associated Jockstrap, just click on the brand name.
Johnson & Johnson Coach jockstrap with 3" waistband from the late 1940s or early 1950s. The pouch is "all-webbing elastic for maximum support and protection."
The V-front construction of this early 1940s Johnson & Johnson Junior Varsity supporter was designed to "lift the pouch and keep the support centered."
A 1940-era Johnson & Johnson Rugby V-front wide-band supporter. Rugby wide-band supporters were worn by United States Army Paratroopers during World War II.
This vintage Rugby V-front's 6" waistband is designed with V-Front which provides an upward and inward lift for the abdomen and "vital zone."
A 1940s Johnson & Johnson Swimmer with one blue tracer line around the waistband. The box came with a free 29¢ travel size Johnson's Medicated powder.
Another Johnson & Johnson Swimmer all-elastic supporter.
This Johnson & Johnson Trump jockstrap is almost identical to the one I found hanging on the locker room door in junior high school.
Another view of the Trump ... obviously one of my favorites!
The original K-Mart cotton athletic supporter from the 1970s.
Keystone jockstrap made in 1946 for U.S. military paratroopers by the Keystone Coat & Apron Mfg. Corp., Philadelphia, PA. It was packaged in a printed brown paper bag.
The Litesome standard supporter from I.S.C. Ltd. Sportswear of England offers extremely comfortable support for all active sports. As the box says, "Many national champions choose it to protect their most vulnerable areas."
Another Litesome standard model supporter from "John Hurtley & Son Ltd., Keighley, Eng." Very subtle advertising at the bottom of the waistband label says, "Wash with Lux!"
The English Lonsdale is one of only two or three jocks in my collection that actually refers to itself as a "Jock Strap" on the box. The other is the Bike No. 7110 shown on Collection 1.
Male-Aid incontinent supporter from "Murray Salk, Inc., Boston 34, Mass., Established 1937." This jockstrap was "hygienically recommended for men and boys to protect clothing and bedding from wetting due to temporary or minor incontinency." It has a snap-off pouch lined with "Olefin .. the new miracle-dry fabric."
The 1920s Marpage athletic supporter with "rip proof" pouch from Martin Bros., Middlesboro, KY.
This MediSport athletic supporter from Medisport International, Petersfield, England. A comfortable lightweight breathable pouch with firm elasticated waistband and leg straps.
Mirrekord "soporte faja angosta" regular band adult supporter with a sturdy 3" elastic waistband and rib-knit pouch. The waistband has red and black tracer lines. From Laboratorios LeRoy s.a.de c.v., Mexico.
This Model A333 Nationman Athletic Supporter from Thailand features a pouch made of the same heavy elastic material that is used for the waistband and leg straps.
Swedish PiPeer Swim-Action Athletic Brief from Piper Brace offers vital protection and comforting support for the active man. This jock of quick-drying nylon and spandex is for the man who wants comforting support for swimming, golf, bowling or tennis.
Royal Textile Mills in Yanceyville, NC made the Pro Duke adult athletic supporter. The pouch contained Biokryl which killed "a broad spectrum of bacteria including those associated with jock itch." The Pro Duke Athletic supporter is still being manufactured today.
Red Lion Top-Jock athletic supporter for all sports. Made in USA.