7 Decades of Dolfin Swimwear – Photo Vault History

Dolfin Through the Decades

Reading Air Chutes Inc. – The company is founded in 1941 to manufacture parachutes for the US Military in WWII

Reading Air Chutes Inc. – The company is founded in 1941 to manufacture parachutes for the US Military in WWII

Sewing Parachute – Reading Air Chutes, Inc. earns awards for its production record of bomb and cargo parachutes during WWII.

Sewing Parachute – Reading Air Chutes, Inc. earns awards for its production record of bomb and cargo parachutes during WWII.

Jean Vernon – After WWII, the company starts manufacturing lingerie under the brand name Jean Vernon

Jean Vernon – After WWII, the company starts manufacturing lingerie under the brand name Jean Vernon

70s Swim – The company begins manufacturing swim suits under the brand name Dolfin

70s Swim – The company begins manufacturing swim suits under the brand name Dolfin

1978 Track – Dolfin running wear takes off in the 1970’s

1978 Track – Dolfin running wear takes off in the 1970’s

Swim 1989 – Dolfin swim begins to make a comeback as the track business declines

Swim 1989 – Dolfin swim begins to make a comeback as the track business declines

Uglies – Dolfin Uglies create a unique niche in the practice suit market

Uglies – Dolfin Uglies create a unique niche in the practice suit market.

Dolfin Team – Dolfin establishes a reputation for the most innovative prints, in both practice and team suits

Dolfin Team – Dolfin establishes a reputation for the most innovative prints, in both practice and team suits

Athletes – Dolfin increases its sponsorships of elite athletes and coaches as the brand gains momentum in competition swim

Athletes – Dolfin increases its sponsorships of elite athletes and coaches as the brand gains momentum in competition swim

Dolfin Tagline – Dolfin launches new logo and tagline in celebration of the company’s 75th anniversary

Dolfin Tagline – Dolfin launches new logo and tagline in celebration of the company’s 75th anniversary

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