Buzz Rickson Jacket Men's L-2 Flight Jacket Plain Nylon Bomber Jacket L2 BR15125 Olive Drab
This unfilled lightweight nylon bomber jacket is made in Japan and produced by Buzz Rickson ( Buzz Ricksons Buzz Rickson's ) from Toyo Enterprises. The pattern construction of this unpadded nylon plain bomber jacket is a reproduction of the United States Air Force Light zone L-2 flight jacket (USAF bomber jacket, flying Jacket) from the Reed Products Inc. Design-wise, the L-2 series is very similar to the MA-1 series. But L-2 have NO fill, making them more lightweight and breathable than the classic MA-1 with fill. The fabric of this non-padded jacket is made up of 2 layers. This L-2 jacket is constructed from a 100% nylon lightweight twill fabric outer shell with 50% wool and 50% rayon blended lightweight satin. It features a center-set frontal zip closure, flap tab with snap fastener at the bottom of the frontal zipper closure, two exterior snap-closure flap pockets, shoulder epaulets, U. S. Air Forces shoulder sleeve insignia paint on left arm, knit rib collar/cuffs/waistband. Also this product is made especially for Japanese market and made for Japanese clothing sizes. And this jacket originally intended to wear as a classic boxy fit (a roomy fit in the chest area with short in the body length) which give you a extra room for a variety of layers with light layers such as T-shirts to heavy layers such as hoodies or sweatshirts underneath for a comfort silhouette and the vintage fashionable feel and for a more old-fashioned look. This lightweight unpadded outerwear piece can be worn especially in spring and fall. This L2 jacket is new original creations by Buzz Rickson from Toyo Enterprises from Japan.
Gender : Men.
Fit : This product is Japan size (Asian size). As a guide, tagged size Japan 38 would fit better on a US/EU S-M/36-38. And this jacket is cut to wear as a classic boxy fit (a roomy fit in the chest area with short in the body length) which give you a extra room for a variety of layers with light layers such as T-shirts to heavy layers such as hoodies or sweatshirts underneath for a comfort silhouette and the vintage fashionable feel and for a more old-fashioned look. 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.
・Tagged size Japan 36 : would fit better on a US/EU XS-S/34-36
・Tagged size Japan 38 : would fit better on a US/EU S-M/36-38
・Tagged size Japan 40 : would fit better on a US/EU M-L/38-40
・Tagged size Japan 42 : would fit better on a US/EU L-XL/40-42
・Tagged size Japan 44 : would fit better on a US/EU XL-XXL/42-44
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 36 (US/EU XS-S/34-36)__Width: 22.0"__Length: 23.2"__Sleeve: 32.1"__Shoulder: 17.7"
・Tagged size Japan 38 (US/EU S-M/36-38)__Width: 22.8"__Length: 24.0"__Sleeve: 33.3"__Shoulder: 18.5"
・Tagged size Japan 40 (US/EU M-L/38-40)__Width: 24.0"__Length: 25.2"__Sleeve: 34.6"__Shoulder: 19.7"
・Tagged size Japan 42 (US/EU L-XL/40-42)__Width: 24.8"__Length: 25.6"__Sleeve: 35.4"__Shoulder: 20.5"
・Tagged size Japan 44 (US/EU XL-XXL/42-44)__Width: 26.0"__Length: 25.6"__Sleeve: 36.4"__Shoulder: 21.7"
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 : 100% nylon outer shell in olive-drab color. Made of lightweight non-stretch, high-density nylon twill. This fabric has a soft touch and deep hue with elegant and luxurious luster. It combines the durability and the natural softness for comfort to wear.
Lining : Made of 50% wool and 50% rayon blended satin inner lining for ease of movement. This lining is smooth and sleek so you can take the jacket off and put it on easily.
Interlining (Type of insulation ) : Unfilled/Unpadded/Non-padded. This lightweight outerwear piece has no inside padding and can be worn year-round, especially in spring and fall seasons. Lightly jacket stay warm but do not like bulky puffer jackets. Great for wearing mid-season or even in the winter with under layering.
Types of garment closure (Placket type) : Aluminum spring puller automatic lock from crown zipper. Zipper closure. Front fastener from crown zip with zip tape made of all-cotton HBT fabric. A leather pull tab on zipper for easy functioning with gloves.
Cuff type : The two-ply knit rib cuffs with the narrow weave graduating into the wider weave at top.
Storage : Two exterior flap pockets with snap button closure on the lower front section of the jacket. Zippered cigarette pocket outfitted with four pen/pencil slots (utility pocket) on left sleeve.
Style : Mens Casual, Fashion, Military style.
Pattern Type : Plain(solid color, basic, simple, blank) with U. S. Air Forces shoulder sleeve insignia paint on left arm. USAF insignia transfer on under maker label in lining.
Sleeve Style : Set-in sleeves.
Sleeve Length : Long sleeves.
Label : JACKET, FLYING, LIGHT TYPE L-2 SPECIFICATION No 3257-A ORDER NO.AF 33 (038)-7435 REED PRODUCTS, INC.
Other details : Horsehide leather tab located on the left front chest for attaching oxygen mask retainer clip. The two-ply knit ribbed sleeve ends, collar and waistband are comfortable and flexible. Shoulder epaulets with snap button fasteners. The flap tab with snap fastener at the bottom of the frontal zipper closure.
Model name : BR15125 Buzz Rickson Men's Unfilled Unpadded Non-padded Lightweight Nylon Jacket with Classical and Fashionable Forms of Military Clothing / U.S. Air Force, Light Zone, Jacket, Flying, Light Type L-2 for Men / Lot No. BR15125 / Type L-2 “REED PRODUCTS, INC.”.
How to measure the clothing
Garment measurements ( Not body measurements )
How to measure the clothing
Body Width (Half Chest)
Lay the clothing flat and measure 3 cm under the armhole. Measure from side to side
Lay the clothing flat and measure from base of collar seam (excluding collar) down to the end of the hem
Lay the clothing flat and measure from center back of base of collar seam to the end of the cuff
Lay the clothing flat and measure shoulder seam to shoulder seam
Lay Jeans/Pants flat, face up and do not stretch or pull fabric.
Measure flat across the back waistband from one side to the other with the natural dip. Double the number to get actual waist size.
Measure from the crotch seam to the bottom of the leg on the inside seam.
If you are unsure of the size to order, we will assist you. Please contact us by e-mail ( email@example.com ) with the following information : Height, waist circumference measure, chest circumference measure, body weight, (and type of clothing to be worn beneath the jacket most of the time), as well as the type of fit you prefer : Trim, roomy or oversized.