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Mar 27, 2022. #3. Yep, one of the design flaws of the A-2 is that the larger sizes didn't really differ from the smaller sizes in their length/sleeve length measurements. The manufacturers seemed to think 46 and above were A-2s for tubby people, instead of linebackers.I had a cheap modern made in korea Alpha L-2B that was 2xL. Too big and I did not care if it got trashed. Not a vintage jacket at all. I washed it in WARM water on gentle cycle. Then placed on a towel to dry. Dryed in a few hours then tried it on. Shrunk 1-2 inches all around, did not harm a thing. I think keeping it away from hot water is the ...If you are a fan of quality leather products at affordable prices, then Wilson Leather is a brand that you should definitely check out. Known for their stylish and durable leather ...Antique furniture appreciates in value as it ages. The value of a particular piece of furniture depends on its condition, artistry and rarity. Donating antique furniture to a chari...VLJ is the premier vintage leather jacket forum on the web. Learn more about cleaning vintage leather jackets, leather care, and where to buy leather jackets.Symbolized by the traditional gift of leather, a third wedding anniversary is about recognizing the enduring strength of one’s relationship with their partner. Third anniversary gi...Forums . Foreign Flight Jackets. Discuss the flight jacket you picked up in GB, or on vacation to Germany-not all the ... Motorcycle vintage leather jackets from the 30/40ies. Pilot; Aug 16, 2023; Replies 19 Views 2K. Sep 23, 2023. Pilot. Another Erich Hartmann flight jacket. Pilot; Feb 18, 2018; 11 12 13. Replies …Jun 19, 2018. #5. Hi Navairfan, Your G-1 is actually a D-series jacket. The series is denoted by the letter before the (WEP), (WP) or (AS) in the label. The fiscal year of manufacture can be gleaned in some contracts by the two digits after "DSA 100-". In your jacket's case, it was manufactured in fiscal year 1969.Home. Forums. eBay / Auction Talk. Here is the place to post/discuss items you've seen on eBay and the various other auction sites on the internet. 1. 2. 3. … 247. …VLJ is the premier vintage leather jacket forum on the web. Learn more about cleaning vintage leather jackets, leather care, and where to buy leather jackets.The materials developer formerly known as ELeather raises $18 million in fresh growth funding from Tapestry, Jaguar Land Rover and more. The materials developer formerly known as E...Jan 7, 2023 · Jan 7, 2023. #1. I plan to buy the anj3 from Avi in the next few days once I have decided on the size. I wonder about the opportunity to order an A2 at the same time to save shiping, knowing that the choice of models is much more limited than at 5* I've seen a lot of VLJ members talking about their USN Avi jackets while the A2s often come from 5*. If you have antiques to sell, consider using one of these easy and legit places to sell them and get the most cash for them. Home Make Money Vintage and antique goods can often br...Unless it has to absolutely be a Bates Highwayman, you might try Vanson if you are concerned about fit and going to be on the East Cost. Vanson makes a number of nearly identical jackets, and the C2 might be exactly what you need for about half the price. Boston is only about 4.5 hours away from NYC and you could just run up there in your …Vintage Outerwear: Threads of the Past. tmitchell59. Dec 5, 2020. Prev. 1. … 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. … 70. Next. Nov 7, 2021. #421. tmitchell59. I'll Lock Up. …When I joined the forum in 2009 the number of vintage jacket postings were significantly greater than those posted today. It seems like there were a couple of them posted each …This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsVintage Flight Jacket Mid Century Brown Leather USN G-1 Flight Jacket With Fur Collar Size 36 - Etsy Ireland. This Mens Jackets & Coats item is sold by sideshowsam. Ships from Canada. Listed on 08 Mar, 2024. www.etsy.com.This leather flying helmet and oxygen mask was worn by Sergeant Robert 'Alf' Cowley of Queensland during his service with 218 Squadron, RAF. Having served with the 2/2 Anti Tank …Forums. Vintage . HELP! STAR SPORTSWEAR - G1 JACKET. Thread starter dtai; Start date Mar 13, 2021; 1; 2; 3; Next. 1 of 3 Go to page. Go. Next Last. D. dtai Member. Mar 13, 2021 #1 Hi there, I had Star Sportswear G1 Jacket, Can anyone tell me about this Jacket, is it the real issue or reproduction? ... Vintage Leather Jackets; …Vintage Leather Jackets. Private group. ·. 2.9K members. Join group. About. Discussion. More. About. Discussion. About this group. A combination sales / …This article describes the effects of a sting from a bee, wasp, hornet, or yellow jacket. This article describes the effects of a sting from a bee, wasp, hornet, or yellow jacket. ...Forums. Repros . Identify a Cooper ... "A" Grade Top Quality Real Leather Jacket Made from Premium Goatskin Leather Vintage Repro Talon Zipper Two Front Flap Pockets enclosed with Buttons With Hand Warmer Pockets One inside lining pocket Real soft wool Ribbed Cuff and Bottom This is a handmade …What is a carding forum? For an easy-to-understand definition – as well as real-life examples and a break down on how carding forums operate – click here! Designed to facilitate th...Dec 12, 2023. CombatWombat. Micawber. Hope all goes well and your treatment is successful. Dec 13, 2023. petermack09 and CombatWombat. Smithy. All …The jackets were issued to the crews by the Soviet Air Force. The design of the jacket is very similar to the jackets that came to the USSR under Lend-Lease. According to various sources from open sources, the United States supplied several thousand long leather raincoats and about 600 short pilot jackets with a …[cma-index] We are an affiliate for products that we recommend and receive compensation from the companies whose products we recommend on this site. The placement of the links on t...When I joined the forum in 2009 the number of vintage jacket postings were significantly greater than those posted today. It seems like there were a couple of them posted each …The jacket was actually made by Northeaster Flying Togs. It is an exceptionally well preserved original jacket from the late 1940s. This design of Talon zips date to the mid 1940s. Northeaster Flying Togs were made in Everett, Mass. Northeaster Flying Togs were made in good quantities and of exceptional leather …UNISEX M Vintage 1980s Dolman Leather Long Line Jacket the SLOUCHIEST Suede 80s Dolman Batwing Style Coat Sustainable Recycled Thrift. (647) CA$85.00. FREE delivery. Brand New, Never Worn, Rare Vintage Superfly, Shaft, Kid Dynamite Leather Jacket by Victoria Leather Canada - Size Medium. *FREE Shipping*.Moving antiques take extra care. Our guide breaks down the best moving companies for antiques to help you move with ease. Expert Advice On Improving Your Home Videos Latest View Al...Thurston Brothers advertises a lot of their Aero jackets in that price range on the Bay. Aero makes very nice jackets. There's room for many makers. GW 's are awesome but perhaps some people don't want to wait a few years to get one or don't obsess/worry care about all of the many details. if you are referring to Thurston listings, they break ...Restoring a leather piece to its former glory can take a bit of work, but it’s well worth the effort. Whether you want to do some sofa repairs in leather or fix your favorite jacke...It's a Schott leather jacket I paid £20 for it, the labels are barely legible and torn but present. The artwork has been handpainted on. The original Zipper was missing but the sewn in replacement works and rmto be fair its a compromise repair that doesn't damage the jacket. It's been stitched to the existing broken Zipper …Jan 23, 2024 · Well-Known Member. Jan 30, 2024. #41. Smithy said: None. I made the decision last year after nearly a couple of decades of buying jackets non-stop, that I'm going to wear what I have. If something wears out, dies, I lose it, then I'll buy a replacement but otherwise I've got more than enough jackets. My Iaido sensei is a Zen practitioner and ... At the present time all of the parts are at the shop and we are awaiting our new batch of Horsehide from the tanners. Once it arrives, we will be making our prototype and then moving on to our pre-order jackets once all the details are nailed down. The Horsehide we are working on will be a light russet, 1.2-1.3 mm thick …Jun 29, 2023 · The exception to that rule are the rank insignia. A brown aircrew name tag is mainly used on the AWFUL junky leather A-2 jackets. Most aircrew name tags went to embroidered fabric back in the 1990's. Normally, with ACC with wing patch is where the American flag is and the squadron patch on the right side as shown here. The jacket is splendid - not as heavy as my ELC B3 but the D1 had a thinner fleece compared to the B3 anyway. Comparing the material of the 5* D1 with my B2 cap from BUZZ RICKSON there is almost no difference.This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsPersonally, having own Both AVIs G-1 and M-422a, I'd go with the M-422a. Definitely better all round fit. Such a pleasure to wear. I would however, request the dark seal goat and mid brown thread (as used on the ANJ-3), makes for a great combo.Whether you want a 70s suede jacket, a leather team jacket, a shearling lined bomber, or something with fringe, there's a retro leather jacket style to suit every rebel. From 70s leather jackets to classic bikers or sporty bombers, find perfect vintage leather jackets at Beyond Retro today. Men's Jackets.After re-reading the pre-solicitation bid, it's clear the patterns for the jackets and trousers were intended for designation CWU-106 thru CWU-109. The PATTERN DATES for the jackets and trousers are as follows: Items 1 & 2: Men's (106/P), and Women's (107/P) Jackets: 7 June 2007.Hot off the presses, US Wings’ ARMY A-2 jacket, to complement the new pinks and greens class A uniform... Menu. Home. Forums. New posts. What's new. New posts New media New media comments New profile posts Latest activity. ... Forums. Reproduction manufacturers . US Wings Army 2020 A-2. Thread starter Ed ...Vintage Outerwear: Threads of the Past. tmitchell59. Dec 5, 2020. Prev. 1. … 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. … 70. Next. Nov 7, 2021. #421. tmitchell59. I'll Lock Up. …I joined this forum a few months ago when I was researching the purchase of a new A-2 jacket. That search lead me to Five Star. I live in CA and was concerned with ordering a jacket from Pakistan. It turns out that my two transactions with this company have been smoother & faster that buying off the shelf items …This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsIf you have been missing planespotting, riding in airplanes, being in airports, perusing inflight menus, studying vintage airline timetables or anything else... If you have been mi...Aug 9, 2021. #2. CWU-45 would be more comfy and their pockets are more practical than the CVC's. Both are very resistant but the shiny material of the CWU tends to snag easier than the material of the CVC. Still, I would choose the CWU over the CVC any day, looks way cooler. CWU-45.Of course vintage jackets were more prevalent back then and a lot of the old timers had great collections, which they posited photos of and discussed the nuances of each maker and contract . Whenever someone challenged them by posting an unknown maker A2, they were damn good at the game and nailed the jacket down in one or two …Whether you want a 70s suede jacket, a leather team jacket, a shearling lined bomber, or something with fringe, there's a retro leather jacket style to suit every rebel. From 70s leather jackets to classic bikers or sporty bombers, find perfect vintage leather jackets at Beyond Retro today. Men's Jackets.Jan 28, 2013 · Jan 27, 2013. #1. Last weekend I stumbled upon the Commemorative Air Force hangar when I went to the airport that used to be Naval Air Station Olathe. One of the volunteers just happened to be arriving when I pulled up to the hangar and he offered to give me a tour. They have quite the display of jackets in their museum. Aug 9, 2021. #2. CWU-45 would be more comfy and their pockets are more practical than the CVC's. Both are very resistant but the shiny material of the CWU tends to snag easier than the material of the CVC. Still, I would choose the CWU over the CVC any day, looks way cooler. CWU-45.Vintage Leather Jackets forum. bfrench. Jun 11, 2007. B. bfrench. New Member. Jun 11, 2007. #1. Hi, Folks, Don't know if this is in the correct area but our …Welcome to the Forum. As Flightengineer just explained, your question is not as easy as you probably think. However, I’ll try to give you a brief answer. First you’ll want to decide about how much you want to spend, because that will be a factor in determining how closely you want your repro jacket to …At the present time all of the parts are at the shop and we are awaiting our new batch of Horsehide from the tanners. Once it arrives, we will be making our prototype and then moving on to our pre-order jackets once all the details are nailed down. The Horsehide we are working on will be a light russet, 1.2-1.3 mm thick …Apr 8, 2021. #25. My recollection from having an M-65 in Basic Training, circa 1987, was that the fabric was already fairly water resistant. I didn’t wear them much after that. I don’t even think I had stuff sewn on the ones I was issued in 90 or 96. I wore a Gore-Tex and flight jackets throughout.When it comes to repairing your beloved leather jacket, you might find yourself torn between the convenience of online services and the personal touch of a local repair shop. Anoth...Member. Jun 17, 2020. #1. This is a jacket I restored for it's original owner, as a gift from his son, in celebration of his dad renewing his pilots license at age 87! I replaced the knits, zipper, put on a new (vintage mouton) collar, redyed and refinished the leather. I can't wait to see the photo of his dad receiving his special gift!Brazilian cattle ranches tied to Amazon deforestation are among the country's leather producers. People clearing land for cattle ranches are likely the culprits behind the devastat...16,313. Cal Leathers for sure, possibly made exclusively for a retailer as Cal was known to be doing. That's a guaranteed $400 - $500, should you decide to sell it. It's in an amazing condition, beautiful horsehide, all the right hardware, rarely seen shearling collar...After re-reading the pre-solicitation bid, it's clear the patterns for the jackets and trousers were intended for designation CWU-106 thru CWU-109. The PATTERN DATES for the jackets and trousers are as follows: Items 1 & 2: Men's (106/P), and Women's (107/P) Jackets: 7 June 2007.From ski jackets for the slopes to raincoats for sudden showers when touring, there are a wide variety of waterproof jackets to choose from. We may be compensated when you click on...This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsNice to see these originals. You're right, nothing beats the original. I had a lot of original jackets but didn't own original A2 (not yet). Some asymmetry and "errors" are typical for most originals and not only for A2. At one time I was seriously collected field jackets and I can say the same about M43/50/51/65 jackets and some others.The second question is what time period. There are differences in what went on jackets in the 1950's, 1960's and 1970's....and where. I agree with johnwayne, that getting an original jacket from the …The leather is extremely heavy and it is the best fitting Vintage jacket I have ever found. I am 6'0" 170lbs and this jacket is 27" from Base of Collar to bottom of the rear so it doesn't run as short as most vintage jackets yet it is not a half belt. It has no epaulettes, waistline expansions/adjusters, sleeve zippers, …This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsDec 18, 2023 · Yep, this should be reiterated. We as a forum are obsessed with accuracy to the original jackets. That isn't for everyone. If you're happy with the jacket you've got, enjoy it. No need to spend another 4 figures (seriously) on a shearling jacket that may be flawlessly constructed, but lack the pockets you like. When you click on links to various merchants on this site and make a purchase, this can result in this site earning a commission. Affiliate programs and affiliations include, but are not limited to, the eBay Partner Network.A-2 Leather Bomber Jacket | Faded Leather Jacket. This A-2 leather bomber jacket features purposeful surface distressing and natural graining to recreate a faded appearance. Buy yours from Cockpit USA! cockpitusa.com.In this article, we’re giving you our run-down of over 50 of the best vintage leather jackets currently available for sale online. Table of Contents. Vintage Leather Jacket Brands. …Wilsons Leather Vintage Cycle Jacket. RedWolf. Feb 13, 2022. #1. RedWolf. New in Town. Messages. 31. Thoughts on this jacket. The jacket is very dark …I joined this forum a few months ago when I was researching the purchase of a new A-2 jacket. That search lead me to Five Star. I live in CA and was concerned with ordering a jacket from Pakistan. It turns out that my two transactions with this company have been smoother & faster that buying off the shelf items …Dec 5, 2017. #2. The web says that the quickest way to kill the smell is soaking the garment in a solution of white vinegar and baking soda and then washing it. Obliviously not an option! The other suggestion was airing out in sunlight over a period of days and the smell will eventually start to diminish.This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jacketsOct 22, 2021 · The FiveStar Leather RAF Flying jacket is pattern from a late 1940/41 original 4 panel jacket, retaining the collar strap. The purpose of the collar strap was designed for open cockpit flying, where the strap was pulled over the head to sit on the forehead to help keep the collar up. It was discontinued on later war jackets. I have a lot of time for Aero. I’ve bought a lot of stuff from them over the years, including my first original G-1, and several new jackets, including of course my B-3, recently seen in the ’Sophie’s choice’ thread. Always incredibly well made from superb materials. This is the last new jacket I bought, my Highwayman in FQHH.Jul 14, 2021. #1. This jacket has a Beck label but was probably made by Schott. Based on information in the Rin Tanaka book on Schott, I would guess that it dates to the late 1960s or early 1970s. Elsewhere on this forum, Ken has argued that Schott did not make jackets for Beck, but as I will argue further down, this jacket almost …Wested is the company that produced the original Indy Jacket used in Raiders of the Lost Ark. The jackets are made in the UK and are good quality jackets. The subsequent jackets used in other Indy movies were made by Tony Nowak Leather Company and are much more expensive but not much better …Oct 8, 2018 · Oct 8, 2018. #2. Welcome to VLJ BJB. Unless you want a modern jacket with pockets I would not go with the modern Aviation leathercraft jacket. The three eastman jackets are all good copies of WW11 'Irvin' flying jackets. But they are expensive. Another option would be Aero Leather in Scotland. Apr 8, 2021. #25. My recollection from having an M-65 in Basic Training, circa 1987, was that the fabric was already fairly water resistant. I didn’t wear them much after that. I don’t even think I had stuff sewn on the ones I was issued in 90 or 96. I wore a Gore-Tex and flight jackets throughout.The Army OG-106 jackets initially started out as aviation jackets -- the lightweight and winter weight versions. They were supposed to be part of the VN-era two-piece flight suit, also in the same OG-106 color. Both the lightweight jacket and heavyweight jackets existed in two versions. For the...Great photos Bretta ! As was the case, with most of the issued A2’s, the fit was all over the place . Particularly with the photos of the guys wearing jackets that look to large on them, even-though they are wearing a full uniform shirt and tie under them and may even be wearing a layer of long underwear or a sweater as …. Vintage Outerwear: Threads of the Past. tmitchellI really like the specifications on the jacket yo Apr 9, 2023 · General Flight Jacket Discussion. Eastman Leather Mystery Jacket...need some input. Latest: Chandler. Today at 8:53 AM. Repros. This forum is for any general questions about flight jackets / motorcycle jackets / civilian jackets - pertaining to vintage era jackets. Dec 12, 2023. CombatWombat. Micawber. Hope all goes w The jacket itself is likely from the 1940s or 1950s, dated by a diamond Talon (the only original zipper on the jacket). It's the standard Cal Leather CHP, but it also … Today at 7:54 PM. Moto / Utility Jackets. Discuss ...

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