Its like an acetate with a rain repellent finish. Very rustley crunchy! <img src=http://ftp.innernet.net/pcameron/a/293.jpg> <img src=http://ftp.innernet.net/pcameron/a/294.jpg> Completely reversible would you say late 50s or early 60's? And please excuse the size of the first pic I am having a terrible time figuring out my new camera and editing and well everything on it!!!