Buzz Rickson Jacket Men's A-2 Flight Jacket Plain A2 Aniline Leather Bomber Jacket BR80593 Seal Brown
This plain leather jacket in seal-brown collar is made in Japan and produced by Buzz Rickson ( Buzz Ricksons Buzz Rickson's ) from Toyo Enterprises. The pattern construction of this solid color A2 jacket is a reproduction of the A-2 Flight Jacket ( U.S. Army Air Force USAAF The Type A-2 Bomber Jacket, Flying Jacket) from CONTRACT No. W535 AC-23380 Rough Wear Clothing dated 1942 during World War II. This basic A-2 jacket combines all those historical characteristics and details with a modernize fit for a more casual look and fashion purpose. The fabric of this blank A2 jacket is made up of 2 layers. This simple A-2 jacket is constructed from a vegetable-tanned and aniline dyed thick genuine horsehide leather outer shell in seal brown with lightweight broadcloth lining. The leather of this jacket is processed with vegetable tanning and then aniline dyeing by craftsman's handicraft to recreate the look of dull-hued and uneven color for a fashionable vintage feel. Also natural vegetable-tanned and aniline-dyed leather reacts to sunlight, so the colour changes slowly with time and sun exposure. And with repeated wear. the leather will fade beautifully to create a unique personalized garment compared to chrome tanned leather with lacquered finish. And this non-padded type A-2 leather jacket features center-set frontal zip closure with storm flap, shirt-style turn-down collar with hidden press studs located on inside of collar ends, wool rib knit cuffs/waistband in brown color. This product is made for Japanese market and made for Japanese clothing sizes. And this A-2 jacket is cut to wear as a stylish modern fit (not too tight or not loose) with short in the body length for a more fashion-forward looks. Buzz Rickson has made the fit of this jacket a more modern cut for fashionable casual look than vintage examples. This leather jacket is new original creations by Buzz Rickson. Gender : Men. Fit : This product is Japan size (Asian size), which tends to run slightly smaller than US and EU standard size. As a guide, Tagged size Japan 38 would fit better on a US/EU S/36. And this jacket is cut to wear as a stylish modern fit (not too tight or not loose) with short in the body length for a more fashion-forward looks. Buzz Rickson has made the fit of this jacket a more modern cut for fashionable casual look than vintage examples. Please also refer to the following actual measurement of the garment itself to choose the right size. Fits may vary by style or personal preference. Our model wears a tagged size Japan 38 and is 175cm/5'9″tall, 58kg/127lbs and 91cm/36" chest. He normally wears US/EU S/36. Sizes available. ・Tagged size Japan 38 : would fit better on a US/EU S/36 ・Tagged size Japan 40 : would fit better on a US/EU M/38 ・Tagged size Japan 42 : would fit better on a US/EU L/40 ・Tagged size Japan 44 : would fit better on a US/EU XL/42 The following provides approximate garment measurements. (Not body measurements) Please compare actual garment measurements of our product to another you may own. ・Tagged size Japan 38__Width: 20.1"__Length: 23.6"__Sleeve: 32.5"__Shoulder: 16.1" ・Tagged size Japan 40__Width: 20.9"__Length: 24.4"__Sleeve: 33.3"__Shoulder: 16.9" ・Tagged size Japan 42__Width: 22.0"__Length: 24.8"__Sleeve: 34.1"__Shoulder: 17.7" ・Tagged size Japan 44__Width: 22.8"__Length: 25.2"__Sleeve: 35.2"__Shoulder: 18.5"
Width is half chest.
Lay the clothing flat and measure 3 cm under the armhole. Measure from side to side.
Made in Japan.
Brand-new, new condition with tags.
*All measurements are taken with the garment flat on the ground.
*Sleeve length is taken from the center back of the neck.
*Please understand that measurements may vary somewhat.
*Note that actual color may be slightly different from one in the photo.
Outer shell : Made of vegetable-tanned pure thick horsehide leather coloured with aniline dye in seal brown. The leather of this jacket is processed with vegetable tanning and then aniline dyeing by craftsman's handicraft to recreate the look of dull-hued and uneven color for a fashionable vintage feel. Also natural vegetable-tanned and aniline-dyed leather reacts to sunlight, so the colour changes slowly with time and sun exposure. And with repeated wear. the leather will fade beautifully to create a unique personalized garment compared to chrome tanned leather with lacquered finish. Since horsehide originally does not have a smooth surface, it has many wrinkles. This jacket has the wrinkles that are unique to horsehide, giving it a different appeal from smooth leathers. This is normal in a horsehide jacket. and it isn't a defect. For a vintage look, the leather of this jacket is made with the original taste of horsehide. And the more you wear, the more leather will further fade beautifully.
Lining shell : Made of 100% cotton thin, lightweigt, density and tightness weave broadcloth fabric. This lining is smooth and sleek so you can take the jacket off and put it on easily.
Type of insulation : No inside padding. No fill. Unfilled, Unpadded, Non-padded.
Placket type : Front zipper closure from TALON with storm flap located in front of zipper closure. The zipper is covered with a storm flap. Storm flap prevents the wind from slipping through the front. Leather pull tab on zipper for easy functioning with gloves.
Pocket : Two flap pockets on the lower front section of the jacket with hidden snap buttons (Two snap-down exterior flap pockets).
Collar : Shirt-style turn-down collar with hidden press studs located on inside of collar ends. Collar with collar stand for crisper appearance with metal collar clip. Ball-and-socket-style hidden press studs located on collar ends.
Cuff type : The two-ply knit rib cuffs in brown color with the narrow weave graduating into the wider weave at top.
Pattern Type : Plain, solid color, basic, simple, blank.
Sleeve Style : Set-in sleeves.
Sleeve Length : Long sleeves.
Label : TYPE A-2 DRAWING NO. 30-1415 CONTRACT No. W535 AC-23380 ROUGH WEAR CLOTHING CO. MIDDLETOWN, PA. PROPERTY AIR FORCE U.S. ARMY
Other details : The two-ply worsted-wool knit ribbed sleeve ends and waistband in brown color are comfortable and flexible. Single-piece back as found on all vintage A-2 Jackets. Shoulder straps typifying the shape and stitch style found on original A-2. The underarms have eyelets to let moisture and humidity out. A woven tag label and USAAF authentic inspector's stamp applied to lining. *This item has been specially treated to produce a vintage-like effect. Note that this is entirely consistent with the vintage effect and is intentional. * Please be aware that the creases in the leather may differ from product to product. * Please be aware that because this jacket is used natural leather, there may be naturally occurring scrapes and creases in the leather.
Model name : BR80593 Buzz Rickson Men's Casual Fashion Leather Jacket with Classical and Fashionable Forms of Military Clothing / Mens Military Leather Bomber Jacket / Military Style Outerwear Winter Jacket for Men / Reissue Version of Type A-2 Leather Flight Jacket Plain / Lot No. BR80593 / Type A-2 “CONTRACT No. W535 AC-23380 ROUGH WEAR CLOTHING CO.”