Buzz Rickson Jacket Men's Reissue of USAF B-15C Flight Jacket BR15135 B15C Air Force Blue
This Padded bomber jacket in nylon fabric with a mouton-fur collar is made in Japan and produced by Buzz Rickson ( Buzz Ricksons Buzz Rickson's ) from Toyo Enterprises. The pattern construction of this jacket is a reproduction of the iconic USAF B-15C Flight Jacket Air Force Blue (Bomber Jacket, Flying Jacket). This jacket combines all those historical characteristics and details with a modernize fit for a more casual look and fashion purpose. This military aviator jacket is constructed of a air force blue nylon outer shell and inner padded nylon lining shell with genuine mouton-fur collar, center-set frontal zip closure, knit rib cuffs and waistband. The U. S. Air Force Type B-15C Flight Jacket in blue color replaced the earlier Olive Drab B-15B Flight Jacket. This blue B-15C Flight Jackets became icons of the Korean air war, worn by Marilyn Monroe when she wore it on a USO tour during the Korean War. This product is made for Japanese market and made for Japanese clothing sizes. And this Jacket is originally intended to wear as a Regular Fit (Not too tight or Not too loose in chest with short in the body length) for a more fashion-forward looks. This jacket is new original creations by Buzz Rickson.
Gender : Men.
Fit : This product is made for Japanese market and made for Japanese clothing sizes(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-M/36-38. And this jacket is cut to wear as a regular fit (Not too tight or Not too loose in chest with short in the body length) for a more fashion-forward looks. 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, 59kg/130lbs 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: 22.8"__Sleeve: 32.5"__Shoulder: 16.9"
・Tagged size Japan 38(US/EU S-M/36-38)__Width: 22.8"__Length: 23.6"__Sleeve: 33.3"__Shoulder: 17.7"
・Tagged size Japan 40(US/EU M-L/38-40)__Width: 23.6"__Length: 24.8"__Sleeve: 34.4"__Shoulder: 18.5"
・Tagged size Japan 42(US/EU L-XL/40-42)__Width: 24.8"__Length: 25.6"__Sleeve: 35.2"__Shoulder: 19.3"
・Tagged size Japan 44(US/EU XL-XXL/42-44)__Width: 25.6"__Length: 26.4"__Sleeve: 36.0"__Shoulder: 20.1"
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 100% nylon, heavy nylon twill in air force blue color. It is high density and extremely durable. This jacket deliver the perfect combination of durability and natural softness for comfort. This highly-prize nylon fabric of this jacket has a smooth and soft feel and deep hue with beautiful and sophisticated luster.
Lining shell : Made of 100% nylon twill lining. The lining is smooth and sleek so you can take the jacket off and put it on easily.
Interlining (Type of insulation ) : Inside padding. The jacket is filled with 58% wool and 42% cotton blend fiber fill sandwiched between the outer and inner shell lining to retains heat and protect you from the cold. Suitable for fall and winter.
Collar type : Gorgeous, plush, genuine mouton-fur collar. A concealed throat latch (fur-padded button-tab storm flap) is located under left collar. And two concealed buttons under the right collar allow the throat latch under the left collar to be buttoned across the neck. This throat latch is used for in foul weather to provide added protection to the lower part of the face with the collar-upturned. You can also hide a neck strap (a chin strap, a throat tab) with throat tab keeper button underneath left collar, when you do not use a throat tab.
Placket type : Center-set frontal zip closure with zip tape made of all- cotton HBT fabric. An internal storm flap with zig-zag stitching behind the zipper prevents the wind from slipping through the front. A leather pull tab on zipper for easy functioning with gloves.
Storage : The Jacket has two exterior slanted single welt snap-down closure pockets lined with wool-rayon fabric on the lower front section of the jacket. One exterior zippered cigarette pocket outfitted with four pen/pencil slots (utility pocket) on left sleeve. Two interior vertical-side-entry snap-closure pockets lined wit cotton twill.
Pattern Type : Plain (Solid color) with U. S. Air Forces shoulder sleeve insignia paint on left arm. USAF insignia transfer on under maker label in lining.
Sleeve Length : Long Sleeves.
Label : B. RICKSON & SONS. INC.
Other details : The two-ply knit rib cuffs and waistband are comfortable and flexible. Oxygen mask naylon tab sewn to left front chest for attaching oxygen mask retainer clip. Two snap-down radio wire tabs (one on each breast) for retaining headset and microphone wiring leads.
Model name : BR15135 Buzz Rickson Men's Casual Fashion Nylon Puffer Jacket with Classical and Fashionable Forms of Military Clothing / Mens Military Bomber Jacket / Military Style Outerwear Winter Jacket for Men / Reissue Version of USAF Air Force Blue B-15C Flight Jacket / TYPE B-15C A.F. BLUE. / Lot No. BR15135 / Type B-15C “B.RICKSON & SONS. 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 ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) 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.