RAIN CHEQUE 1824 MACIN­TOSH SELLS HIS FIRST RAINCOAT

History Revealed - - TIME CAPSULE OCTOBER -

By happy lab ac­ci­dent, Glaswe­gian chemist Charles Macin­tosh dis­cov­ered a wa­ter­proof paste. Sand­wich­ing it be­tween fabric to cre­ate a rain­proof ma­te­rial, he set up his own com­pany and pro­duced his first coats later that year. The iconic Mac was born.

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